Mastic is the resinous sap that is collected from trees on the Greek island of Chios.
Other Common Names
Gum Mastic, Masticha, Mastiha, Mastika. Botanical Name: (Pistacia Lentiscus chia)
Description & Use
Mastic is the resinous sap that is collected from trees on the Greek island of Chios, and these translucent droplets are charmingly referred to as ‘tears’. Mastic is used for it’s pine-like flavour, and the consistency it gives to ice cream and sweets, it can be chewed as a chewing gum, and is even used in the manufacture of varnishes for musical instruments.
Allergy Statement: Mastic trees belong to the same botanical family as cashew trees.
Produce of the Greek island of Chios packed in Australia.