Mastagi or Mastagi Roomi also known as Mastic gum is a plant sap from the trunk of Pistacia Lentiscus. In Unani medicine, Mastic gum uses widely for its antiulcer, antispasmodic, and aphrodisiac properties. Mastic uses are reduce menstrual and muscular pains. Mastic gum benefits are also effective for the treatment of gastritis, heartburn, ulcers, and indigestion problems. Alternative medicines doctors have long publicized this herb as a natural cure for acid reflux, indigestion, peptic ulcers, inflammatory bowel syndrome (IBS), gum disease, respiratory problems, and various fungal or bacterial infections. It also contains aromatic oils that can also help fight bad breath.
Some clinical studies also suggest that It can also treat the dyspepsia condition. It also cures gastric ulcers. Mastic gum contains antimicrobial properties that make it a natural cavity fighter and help prevents periodontitis. In the Unani medicinal system, it has also been used for the treatment of burns, asthma, cuts, and abrasions.
- Cures cuts and abrasions
- Treats diarrhea
- Normalizes high blood pressure
- Good for burns and wounds
- Resolves indigestion issues
- Alleviates irritable bowel syndrome
- Good for teething problems
KEY CONSTITUENTS OF MASTAGI
- A Pinene
- Volatile oil