Cistus (Labdanum, Rock Rose)

The Therapeutic Benefits

Of

Cistus ladaniferus

Physical (BODY)

Antiviral

Antibacterial

Helps in healing skin disorders (eczema, psoriasis, infections…)

Toning & Tightening(the skin)

Good for mature skin

Helps with pain

Known for it support the respiratory system

Psychological/emotional (Mind & Spirit)

Soothing, calming

Quiets the mind

Meditative

Cistus is considered one of the ancient spiritual oils with a history of being used in incense as an aid to meditation and centering. Many authorities believe that Cistus is the “Rose of Sharon” mentioned in the bible. -naturesgift.com

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                                                                           photos from Fordville gardens

Grounding

Uplifting

Cistus stimulates the five senses- touch, smell, taste, hearing and sight.

Natural Perfumery

Because its so aromatic, it’s great in perfumes. Natural perfumes (Plant-sourced)

A healthy green alternative, essential oils are known to have therapeutic health benefits.

Used as a perfume fixative.(helps fragrance last longer on the skin)

References:

http://www.ingredientstodiefor.com/item/Rock_Rose_Cistus_Essential_Oil/1119

https://www.naturesgift.com/product/cistus-traditional-2-ml/

http://www.aromaweb.com/essential-oils/cistus-oil.asp

http://www.experience-essential-oils.com/cistus-essential-oil.html

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