Aroma: Warm, sweet, earthy, and slightly spicy-floral
Latin Name: Cistus ladaniferus
Country of Origin: France
Cultivation Method: Conventionally grown
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Extracted From: Leaves, twigs, and wood
Color: Golden yellow
Perfumery Note: Base
Aromatherapy Properties: Emotional healing, balancing, and meditative
Suggested Use: Cistus is used in a variety of skin nourishing recipes. Its aroma is a delight in essential oil perfume blends, and mixes nicely with bergamot, black pepper, geranium, ginger, juniper berry, and a wide selection of citrus, woodsy, and spicy notes.
History: Cistus has been traditionally used in France and Spain for minor skin scrapes, bug bites, and topical ailments.
Specific Safety Information: Not for internal use. Certain essential oils may be contraindicated with certain medical conditions. Ask your doctor if you have any questions before use.
This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure a disease.