Synonyms: Rock rose, Cistus landanifer, labdanum
Cultivation: USDA and EcoCert organic cultivation in Morocco
Product Origin: Morocco
Composition: 100% Cistus flower essential oil, certified organic by USDA and EcoCert
Extraction: Water-steam distillation of Cistus flowers
Active Constituents: Monoterpenes: camphene, pinene
Viscosity: Medium, thickening with age
Color: Clear to pale yellow
About: Cistus is resinous, green and earthy. Also known as Rock Rose, it is an ancient folk remedy for healing & skincare. Especially beneficial for maturing skin, use a few drops daily with carrier oil to promote smoothness & vitality. Cistus may also be applied to small scrapes, abrasions & scars to promote cell regeneration. Diffuse to promote the respiratory system. For sore muscles & joints, massage with a carrier oil.
Blending Recommendations: Bay Laurel, Bergamot, Black Spruce, Cardamom, Carrot Seed, Cedarwood, Cinnamon Bark, Clove, Coriander, Eucalyptus Globulus, Eucalyptus Radiata, Balsam Fir, Silver Fir, Douglas Fir, Frankincense, Rose Geranium, Ginger, Helichrysum, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Myrrh, Neroli, Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Peppermint, Petitgrain, Scotch Pine, Rose Otto, Rosemary Cineole, Rosemary Verbenone, Spanish Sage, Sandalwood, Tulsi, Vanilla, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang.
Safety Information: Not recommended in the first 3 months of pregnancy. Old and oxidized oils may irritate the skin.
Alpha-Pinene + Alpha-Thuyene 13.46%
Bornyl Acetate 13.18%
Contains a total of 187 constituents. All not listed are in concentrations below 1.1%.
Shelf Life: 4 years, less if over-exposed to the air.
Storage: Store upright, cap closed, out of direct heat and sunlight. Cistus essential oil can be stored in the refrigerator for extended shelf life.
Notes: Non-GMO, No pesticides, No insecticides, No additives, Gluten free, Vegan, Cruelty free, No carrier oil added.