Mastic gum

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Mastic gum inhibits Staphylococcus aureus, Lactobacillus plantarum, Pseudomonas fragi and Salmonella enteritidis.[1]

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  1. Tassou, Chrysoula C.; Nychas, G.J.E. (October 1, 1995), "Antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of mastic gum (Pistacia lentiscus var. chia) on Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria in broth and in Model Food System", International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 36 (3): 411–420, doi:10.1016/0964-8305(95)00103-4, ISSN 0964-8305, retrieved November 9, 2016