Cistus - Labdanum or Rockrose
Pure, Therapeutic Cistus essential oil – also called Labdanum or Rockrose
Extraction method / Source
Steam distillation / leaf resin
Botanical family: Cistaceae
Cistus is a perennial flowering shrub found in dry, rocky soils, indigenous to the Mediterranean region.
Regions of Production
Cultivated without the use of chemical fertilizers or pesticides.
Antiseptic, euphoric, regenerative
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Uses / Benefits
Balancing, helps reduce stress. Healing to the skin, beneficial for chronic or slow healing skin disorders.
Stimulates the senses and elevates the emotions, promotes communication
Modes of Administration
Topical: massage, compress, bath, skin care, lotions, ointments
Inhalation: direct inhalation, diffuser, oil vaporizer
Blends well with
Bergamot, Cedarwood, Cypress, Galbanum, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Nutmeg, Orange, Patchouli, Rose, Sandalwood, Spearmint, Tea Tree
Do not use during pregnancy or while breast feeding. May irritate sensitive skin.
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