The mastic tree is a flowering shrub with a strong smell of resin. This hydrosol is produced by steam distillation from the leaves and branches. It is considered antimicrobial, antiseptic, antispasmodic, diuretic, astringent, expectorant and stimulant.
Blends with:Citrus scents, lavender-fern etc.
Extraction method:Steam distillation method
Constituents:a-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, myrcene, linalool and b-caryophyllene.
- It is used in pharmaceutical products like medicinal creams, dental toothpaste etc.
- It is used in paint industry, cosmetics, paint varnish and in artist color oil.
- It is also used in the food industry in gum mastic, liqueurs, ice-cream etc.
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