100 % Natural Chios Mastic Tears 100 grams


100 % Natural Chios Mastic Tears antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and natural antioxidant agents

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100 % Natural Chios Mastic Tears is a natural sappy resin extracted from the stem of the evergreen tree Pistacia lentiscus  on the small island of Chios. It has been recognized since ancient times, both for its special aroma and for its healing properties. True mastic is only produced in the south part of Chios Island. It is a natural resin that forms from the crystallising sap of the mastic tree, which are cultivated without any industrial intervention, chemicals, fertilisers or pesticides. Mastic trees have been cultivated for  thousands of years,  though not labelled as organic they practise Wild Harvest by hand picking each piece and cleaning by hand.

How could it help

Chios Mastic Tears could be used to help combat stomach pain, gastric disorders, digestive problems, gastralgia and stomach ulcers. In humans it has been scientifically proven that Chios Mastic has the ability to relieve disorders of the peptic system and was effective for decreasing the density of helicobacter pylori and improving gastritis in H. pylori gastritis, It can also be used as a new supplementary treatment for inhibiting H. pylori, whilst also containing significant antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and natural antioxidant agents.

Helicobacter pylori has now been found in horses.


Australia Trials

Trials in Australia with horses showed  promising results in horses with or without health problems.

The observations, found from horse owners who have gave their horses Chios Mastiha showed consistently up to twenty-one days after commencement of the remedy:

  • Increased appetite and enthusiasm for eating any feed presented, in horses who had previously wasted feed or taken hours to consume a small hard-feed regardless of salt content.
  • No longer reluctant to consume feeds containing salt and/or magnesium chloride.
  • Several horses with long term, diagnosed gastric ulcers have improved rapidly with no other alteration to feed or management,
  • Visible increase in coat quality and shine, even in horses still shedding their winter coats.
  • Relaxed temperament 

Could help

Aid digestion, Heal wounds, Gastric distress, Combat stomach pain and Stomach ulcers.

Heath properties

Antibacterial properties. Assists with better absorption of nutrients. Is harmless and non-toxic. Natural antioxidant and supplement of Zinc. natural polymer terpenic acids, phytosterols, polyphenolic molecules

How does it work

Horse owners and veterinarians have started using Chios Mastic Tears as a complementary treatment for gastrointestinal issues. It is proven to help soothe and enhance gut health and can be used after illness, to aid recovery or lessen the aggravating effects of anti-inflammatory and antibiotic medications on the gut.


According to clinical studies, Chios Mastic Tears are proven to contribute against preventing and treating the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease and is suggested to be the most natural way to treat peptic disorders.

Why are tears more beneficial than powder?

Some Chios Mastic Powders on the market use an anti-binding agent, maltodextrin or inulin. Equine Vitality Chios Mastic Tears comes in its Natural purest form which is more stable ( doesnt become sticky ) , contains no additives and can be used all year round. 

 If you would like to further your knowledge please see below scientific research of Chios Mastic.



A 1998 study by the University of Athens found that Mastiha resin oil has both antibacterial and antifungal properties.

 A 1998 study by Nottingham University, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that Mastiha heals pectic ulcers, and is specifically effective against several strains of the ulcer-causing bacterium helicobacter pylori. (Mastic Gum Kills Helicobacter pylori N Engl J Med 1998; 339:1946).  


Other studies have found Mastiha to be effective against duodenal ulcers, verified by endoscopy (Al-Habbal M J, A-Habbal Z, Huwez F U. Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol. 1984 A double-blind controlled clinical trial of mastic and placebo in the treatment of duodenal ulcer).


Feeding Rate

Horses - 3g per day. 
Ponies -1.5g per day.
1 level 5ml scoop provides 3 grams
As with all new feeds, build up to gradually to recommended amount.                                                 
Store in a cool dry place    
150 grams

Human grade A


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