mastic tree


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mastic tree

Chinese medicine
A deciduous tree, the resinous wood of which is analgesic, astringent, stimulates muscle growth and enhances circulation; it is used to treat abdominal and chest pain, abscesses, menstrual disorders, seizures and sexual dysfunction.
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Ancient Greeks started the trend - chewing gum from the bark of the mastic tree.
com k goddess MASTIC MUST BY NIOD PS27 Using a highy densified sap from Greek mastic trees, this works to bind congestion present in the skin.
Dozens of firefighters and aircraft were deployed to fight the forest fire which broke out early on Monday, burning through olive groves and mastic trees, an important source of income for the island which has a population of about 52,000.
The services covered by the contract, to be performed in the streets of the jurisdiction of the Province of Nuoro aimed to eliminate the danger of forest fire, consist of the following activities: mowing and trimming aimed at eliminating all areas pertaining to roads, l ~ grass and herbaceous plants and shrubs of all kinds, shrubs (cistus, mastic trees, bushes, etc.