About Cistus Essential Oil:
Cistus Essential Oil Spain (Cistus ladaniferus), is steam distilled from the flowers, leaves, and sometimes branches of Cistus ladanifer where as Labdanum Absolute originates from the resin. Cistus oil has a strong, long lasting, warm, sweet aroma that is great for perfume blends. Cistus essential oil is believed to be the biblical Rose of Sharon. Considered a spiritual oil, it can be used to support self-awareness and reflection while meditating.
Action and Traditional Uses for Cistus Essential Oil:
Cistus is also known as “rock rose” and has been studied for its effects on cell regeneration. Cistus is anti-infectious, antiviral, antibacterial, a powerful antihemorrhaging agent, helps reduce inflammation, and is a neurotonic for the sympathetic nervous system. Companion Oils: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Cypress, Juniper, Lavender, Lavandin, Patchouli, Pine, Sandalwood, and Vetiver.
Indications and Other Uses for Cistus Essential Oil:
Bronchitis, respiratory infections, coughs, rhinitis, urinary infections, wounds, and wrinkles. Cistus may strengthen and support the immune system (due to phenol action). Application: Diffuse or apply topically mixed with a massage oil. Fragrant Influence: Calming to the nerves, elevates the emotions. Safety Data: If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician.
HOW TO USE:
Topical: Apply 2-4 drops directly to desired area. Dilution not required, except for the most sensitive skin. Use as needed. Aromatic: Diffuse up to 1 hour 3 times daily. Caution: Keep out of reach of children. For external use only. Keep away from eyes and mucous membranes. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a health professional prior to use. Storage: Keep in a cool, dark place.
Cistus ladaniferus† (Cistus) oil
†100% pure essential oil
Essential Oils Safety & Disclaimer:
This information is for educational purpose only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose and disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purpose only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.