D-mannose has an extremely low metabolic rate and does not affect blood glucose levels. This results in the majority of dietary D-mannose being excreted in the urine in a short period of time.
Natural Chios mastic, has a proven traditional use since 1997, and is a Product of Protected Designation of Origin of Chios Island in Greece.
The know-how for the cultivation of Chios Mastic has been included by UNESCO on its Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
It has gained increasing scientific interest due to its multiple beneficial actions, mainly attributed to its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties.
Chlorocresol is a type of phenol contained in Chios mastic, with antimicrobial properties, which prevents and reduces the growth of pathogenic bacteria in the urinary system.
A study in menopausal women showed that the combination of D-mannose and inulin, contained in Chios mastic, is the primary treatment, with a natural approach, for recurrent urinary tract infections and the strengthening of urinary tract health.