Related to Lentiscus: lentisk, mastic tree


n.1.(Bot.) A tree; the mastic. See Mastic.
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Table 2: Herbal Prescription Herb Amount Viburnum opulus 20ml Geranium maculatum 20ml Dioscorea vilosa 20ml Matricaria recutita 20ml Valeriana officinalis 20ml 100ml Take 5 drops TDS increasing to 5ml TDS Table 3: Breakdown of herbal and nutritional powder--Intestamine (Bioceuticals) Herb/nutrient Amount Pistacia lentiscus 11g Curcuma longa 1.
INCI: Pistacia lentiscus gum/pistacia lentiscus (mastic) gum (and) lecithin (and) glycerin (and) alcohol
Study of antimutagenic and antioxidant activities of gallic acid and 1,2,3,4,6-pentagalloylglucose from Pistacia lentiscus, confirmation by microarray expression profiling.
A UK trial found that chewing gum made from mastic resin from the Greek Pistacia lentiscus tree could prevent mouth ulcers forming.
Chapter 37 of the book of Genesis mentions ladanum (mastic), a resin derived from the Pistacia lentiscus tree, which has been used in Mediterranean countries for breath freshening for thousands of years.
With that in mind, mastic's resinous exudate, obtained from the stem and main leaves of Pistacia lentiscus trees, poses a significant means for exorcizing our modern demons.
Effect of a daily supplementation of polyethylene glycol on intake and digestion of tannin-containing leaves (Quercus calliprinos, Pistacia lentiscus, and Ceratonia siliqua) by goats.
Mastic gum is made from the resin of Pistacia lentiscus, a small evergreen shrub native to the Mediterranean.
Antiatherogenic effect of Pistacia lentiscus via GSH restoration and downregulation of CD36 mRNA expression.
Mastic gum is a natural resin that is excreted from Pistacia lentiscus var.