The essential oil and gum of Pistacia lentiscus var. chia, commonly known as the mastic tree, are natural antimicrobial agents that have found extensive uses in medicine in recent years. Several components that appear to contribute significantly to the antibacterial activity of mastic oil are verbenone, alpha-terpineol, and linalool. In the cosmetics industry, it is antiseptic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, softening and healing properties make it ideal for skin care products such as moisturizers, soaps, body lotions and face masks.
Category: Essential Oils