Mastic (archaic spelling: Mastick) is a kind of resin obtained from the mastic tree (Pistacia lentiscus). Mastic has some magical properties, and two drachms of it are a component of Belch Powder.
Notes and references
- ↑ "Mastic" at Wikipedia
- ↑ Label Collection book in the Harry Potter Wizard's Collection box set.
- ↑ The label reads: "of Mummy, Mastick, Red Myrrhe, Olibanum, Ammoniacum, Oppopanax, Bdelium, each ʒii. Vitriol ℔ii. Honey, ℔ii. Tartar ℥1,ſs. Aquavitæ, gal.iii." which uses the apothecaries' system of weights.