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Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2006

Chios mastic gum modulates serum biochemical parameters in human population

 

A. Triantafyllou, N. Chaviaras, T. Sergentanis, E.E Protopapa, J Tsaknis.

Department of Biochemistry, Medical School National University of Athens, 75 Mikras Asias str. Athens 115 28 Athens.

Department of Food Technological Educational Institutions of Athens, Ag. Spyridonos str, Egaleo 12 210 Athens Greece.

 

Abstract

Current research suggests that Chios Mastic possesses beneficial properties. This study aims to assess its effects on cardiologic and hepatic biochemical indices of human subjects. This study aims to assess its effects on cardiologic and hepatic biochemical indices of human subjects and conclude that Chios mastic powder could have a hepatoprotective / cardioprotective role in vivo in humans.

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