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Θα υιοθετήσεις ένα μαστιχόδεντρο;

TWOMINUTES ANGIE 8.3.2020 | 11:43 Μια νέα και δυναμική γυναίκα από τη Χίο, η Λένια Ζυγλάκη, αποφάσισε να στηρίξει με έναν πρωτοποριακό τρόπο τη χιώτικη μαστίχα, προτείνοντας την υιοθεσία των μαστιχόδεντρων σε όποιον θέλει να γίνει ανάδοχος γονιός αυτού του ελληνικού μοναδικού δέντρου με τις πολλές αναγνωρισμένες θεραπευτικές ιδιότητες. Η ανταπόκριση; Ήδη πολύ θετική, και...
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More than food: SUPER MASTIC GUM

En la acogedora Isla de Chios (Grecia), una de las más grandes del Egeo, crece un árbol único con el que he creado un vínculo para siempre. El Lentisco (Pistacia lentiscus var. Chia), más conocido como Mastiha, es una variedad de arbusto mediterráneo de hoja perenne, de 2-3 metros de altura, que crece lentamente y...
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Mastìcha, il superfood greco dall’isola di Chio. I benefici e le ricette per provarlo

Fa bene allo stomaco, ai denti e alla pelle. E’ antiossidante e conferisce un sapore speciale e rinfrescante a liquori, dolci e piatti di ogni tipo La storia delle resine d’albero usate come medicinale probabilmente è vecchia quanto il mondo. Già nella Bibbia si cita più volte il balsamo di Galaad, grazie al quale si...
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This healing plant grows on only one Greek island

MARGARITA GOKUN SILVER, National Geographic • Updated 19th November 2019 WALK PYRGI’S NARROW, medieval streets and you’ll see buildings, arches—even the undersides of balconies—etched with intricate, black-on-white, geometric patterns. Strings of cherry tomatoes and drying peppers sway above women who comb through leafy twigs with the concentration of diamond hunters. They’re searching for blobs of hardened...
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The mysterious healing plant that only grows on Greece’s Chios island

John Malathronas, CNN • Updated 30th September 2019 Known as the “painted village,” Pyrgi is undoubtedly one of the most photogenic places in the world. Located on Chios, the fifth largest of Greece’s islands, it’s made up of houses adorned with geometric engravings that use a technique called sgraffito. The process, most likely imported by the Genoese who ruled...
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Why Mastiha Belongs on Your Bar Cart Now

The ancient spirit is having a true comeback moment in the United States. By Oset Babur | September 13, 2019 With a 3,000 year history dating back to the ancient Greeks, we’d be hard-pressed to call mastiha a new trend. But in the United States, where we often associate the spirit with polarizing flavors like sambuca and...
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Opinion Can This Ancient Greek Medicine Cure Humanity?

CHIOS, Greece — Over my 54 years, I’ve pinned my hopes on my parents, my teachers, my romantic partners, God. I’m pinning them now on a shrub. It’s called mastic, it grows in particular abundance on the Greek island of Chios and its resin — the goo exuded when its bark is gashed — has...
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