Botanical Name - Cistus - (Rock Rose) - Labdanum Oil - Cistus Ladaniferus.
Plant Origin - Spain.
Oil taken from - Leaves and tops.
Extraction Method - Steam Distillation.
Aroma Description - A woody, herbaceous and balsamic aroma with gently spicy and floral undertones.
Traditional uses for Cistus Essential Oil include -
Also known as Rock Rose and Labdanum Essential Oil.
Calming and soothing Essential Oil, used for soothing the mind and body.
A widely used substitute for Ambergris (from Sperm Whales), which is often used with Ambrette, a substitute for Musk (from Musk Deer). This aromatic coupling is used primarily for meditation to help achieve focus.
Cistus is a useful anti-inflammatory and analgesic Essential Oil that is useful for muscular aches and pains, stiff and sore joints, cramp and muscle spasms.
In skin care preparations Cistus is extremely hydrating and nourishing making it a great choice for dry, mature and parched skins.
Can be burnt to help with coughs, mucous build up and lung congestion in the respiratory tract, helping to release congestion and improve lung support.
Cistus Essential Oil blends well with -
Bergamot, Cedarwood, Tangerine, Lemon, Lavender, Chamomile, Jasmine, Benzoin, Clary Sage, Juniper, Cypress and Sandalwood Essential OIls amongst many others.
Mantra Aromatherapy Cistus (Rock Rose) Essential OIl is -
A pure and neat Essential Oil that has not been blended/adulterated or diluted in any way.
It is a Vegan product that is cruelty free.
Is presented for retail in a pharmaceutical grade brown glass bottle with a tamper proof cap and its own dripper insert for ease of use.
Each product purchased is freshly decanted from verified stock in the Uk in Wales.
Mantra Aromatherapy Cistus Essential Oil is a Therapeutic Grade product and can be used as part of a Holistic treatment.
Product Safety -
Always store pure essential oils in brown glass bottles in an upright position with their cap firmly secured in place.
To maximise the shelf life of any essential oil it should be stored out of direct sunlight, in a cool, dry environment. - A medicine cabinet is ideal!
Essential Oils should never be -
put on the skin without being correctly diluted first.
never be put in or near the eyes nor put on areas of damaged or inflamed skin.
they should be stored away from children and used with caution around babies, small children and pets.
care and Medical advice should be taken before using essential oils if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or if you have a medical condition.
Always patch test before using any new essential oil.