JustIngredients Mastic Gum
JustIngredients Mastic Gum
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Mastic Gum

Product Code: 09MAS

Availability: In stock

Size Price Price/kg Points Qty
£38.93 £46.72
£291.25 £349.50

All goods are subject to availability.


Must be infused in boiling water prior to consumption.

See product specification for further details.


Product: Mastic Gum

Latin Name: Pistacia lentiscus

Plant Family: Anacardiaceae

Other Names: Evergreen Pistache, Schinos, Arbre à Mastic, Arbre au Mastic, Deru, Chessa, Moddizzi, Modditha, Kessa, Essa, Lentisco, Lentisk, Mastich, Mastix & Mata Charneca.

Description: Our High Quality Mastic Gum is not treated by heat and is in its natural state and comes from an evergreen shrub or small tree, native to the Mediterranean region, which reaches a height of 1-5 metres. The leaves are compound, alternate, and pinnate with 5-6 pairs of leathery, dark green leaflets each 2.5-3cm in length. The inflorescences are comprised of tightly clustered panicles of small greenish-white flowers that turn red with age. The fruits are known as drupes and are approximately 4mm in diameter, red initially ripening to black.

For ingredient and allergen information, please see the product specification, available to download from the technical tab


Use the resin to help bind other herbs, oils and resins together to make incense cones. It can be used to thicken lotions, creams and salves. Mastic gum is used by the cosmetics industry in products such as toothpaste, lotions and Creams for the hair and skin and also in perfumes and other cosmetics. The resin is also used as flavouring for spirits and liquors, and in many traditional cakes, pastries, desserts festival breads of Greece.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

Technical Information

Product Specification

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Allergen Statement

JustIngredients Limited supplies a range of products that are internationally sourced from approved suppliers. Information is gathered from all suppliers to enhance knowledge of the product and supplier handling procedures.

The following products which are or contain allergens may be handled by approved suppliers on behalf of JustIngredients Limited; Cereals containing gluten (wheat, rye, barley, oats, spelt, kamut and their hybrid strains), Peanuts, Soybeans, Nuts, Celery, Mustard, Milk and dairy products, Sesame seeds, Products containing sulphur dioxide and sulphites at concentrations of more than 10mg/kg or 10mg/litre expressed as sulphur dioxide.

Handling procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of allergens being present, however no guarantees are given that our ingredients are totally free of traces in the products supplied. If in doubt, please email technical@justingredients.co.uk.

Delivery Information

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  • Non-bulk items on orders placed before 4pm (Monday to Friday) will be dispatched the same day; orders placed after 4pm (or on the weekend) will be dispatched the following working day.
  • Bulk items on orders will be dispatched within 2 workings days.

Bulk items (goods over 1kg in weight) and non bulk items (goods 1kg or below in weight) are delivered separately.

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