Mastic Pro is a blend of botanical extracts and nutrient complexes with specific antimicrobial and mucosal healing properties.
This formula helps to provide activity against Helicobacter pylori, the bacteria associated with ulceration. Together, this novel combination of substances delivered in a quick-release capsule for action in the stomach and duodenum provides a valuable tool in the management of ulcers and gastritis by addressing both the eradication of H. pylori and the healing and protection of the mucosal tissue.
Mastic gum (Pistacia lentiscus) is a resinous substance from a tree originally native to the island of Chios in Greece, and has a long historic use in the Mediterranean and Middle East regions of the world where it has been chewed like gum to help with stomach pain. Research on mastic proves its antimicrobial abilities, showing it to be effective against H. pylori infection.
Methylmethionine Sulfonium, a derivative of methionine found in raw cabbage, is often referred to as “vitamin U” because of it being a food-derived factor with a history of helping with peptic ulcers. The use of raw cabbage juice has been studied extensively, particularly in Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union, for its beneficial role in aiding damaged and eroded intestinal mucosa.
Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice (DGL) is a well established anti-ulcer and mucosal healing botanical. DGL is a mucilaginous herb that can provide enhancement of intestinal function by coating and soothing the intestinal lining and promoting the healing of ulcers and inflamed tissue.
Zinc Carnosine was chosen because of the exciting literature that has been emerging showing the impressive anti-H. pylori, mucosal protective and anti-ulcerative properties of this compound.
Vitamin C rounds out this formula by providing not only anti-H. pylori activity but tissue healing ability as well.