mastic oil

mastic oil

[′mas·tik ‚ȯil]
(materials)
Colorless essential oil with balsamic odor; the chief constituents are pinenes; used in medicine.
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Zois Fine Food is the place to buy everything from dark chocolate with mastic oil, and organic beans and legumes, to tahini, baklava varieties, pasta, vinaigrettes and sauces, olive oil, and honey with honeycomb.
The chemical analysis of mastic resin: essential oil (mastic oil) 1--3%; a- and b-masticinic acid 4%; masticholic acid 0.5%;--a-mastichonic acid 20%; b mastichonic acid 18%; a-mastic resin 30%; b-mastic resin 20%.
In this work, the chemical composition of mastic oil and gum was studied by GC-MS, and the majority of their components was identified.