Mastic Essential Oil (Pistacia lentiscus)


Mastic may also be referred to as mastic tree, chios mastictree, lentisk. It is typically processed using steam or hydro distillation as a method for extracting oil from the leaves, twigs/branches.

Essential Facts

  • Ethically and sustainably sourced Ethically and sustainably sourced
  • Organic Organic
  • Vegan Vegan

Essential Details

Cautions & Safety

Safety Precautions for Mastic:

No specific safety concerns associated with this essential oil. However, if Mastic becomes oxidized it may cause skin sensitization or irritation.

Traditional Folklore

Traditional Folklore of Mastic:

Mastic essential oil is known to be a lymphatic and circulatory decongestant. Because of its vaso-constricitng properties, Mastic is known to help with spider and varicose veins.    There are some wonderful pain relieving benefits that Mastic essential oil possesses. The high monterpene content provide and analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect.  Mastic essential oil is also wonderful for the respiratory system. It has an airborne anti-microbial action that is greatly needed when dealing with any respiratory issue. It can be used for bronchitis as well as colds and flu.

Energetic, Spiritual, and Emotional Qualities


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