The official shop of the Union of Mastiha Producers of Chios – the only place on the earth where it is grown. “The Magical Tears” are sap-like excretions from the dwarf trees they are produced from. Mastiha creates incredible effects like cholesterol absorption, antibacterial action, digestion and stomach ulcer cure. It is also a liqueur and an ouzo, called mastichato. In cooking, mastiha is used in ice cream, cookies and more. In a refined form, it is also used in shampoos, toothpaste and perfumes.