June 2014

Mediterranean Gum – The Chios Mastic Gum -Mastiha

June 2, 2014
Mastiha - Mustic Gum

Chios mastic gum – or mastiha, as it is called in Greece – is a natural resin that is extracted from the trunk of a tree that grows in the Greek island of Chios, the mastic tree (Pistacia lentiscus var. Chia). It has and off-white/off-yellow color and is semi-transparent or completely transparent and it is […]

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