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The whole process is executed according to the original old recipe, and under strict quality control procedures. The production takes place in a setting regulated according to GMP standards, and approved by the ministry of health of the state of Israel.
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The medicinal value of mastic lies mainly in its lethal action against a number of species of harmful bacteria, most notably Helicobacter pylori.

The Jerusalem Balsam was used as a kind of panacea, being administered both topically for all kinds of skin disorders, as well as the healing of wounds and bruises, and internally for such conditions as stomachache, worms, hemorrhoids, headaches, dizziness, ear and teeth problems, blood spitting, and even heart disease.

This article looks at the activities of the Franciscans, in particular in their pharmacy, which was associated with the production of Jerusalem balsam, famous both in the East and in Europe.