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  Labdanum Absolute, 10% Dilution
Cistus ladanifer (Rock Rose), wild, solvent-extracted from resin from the leaves, Spain.
- Deeper and more resinous than steam distilled Cistus
- Key ingredient in amber blends, chypre and Oriental perfumes
- Spiritual or meditative oil


Treasured by perfumers, Labdanum, the absolute produced from my beloved Rock Rose, adds a balsamic tang to any blend. Much deeper and more resinous than the steam-distilled Spanish Spanish Cistus Essential Oil. I would never use the absolute for the physical effects of good Cistus oils, the lymphatic drainage and detoxifying effects, but its aroma suggests to me that perhaps it might have the emotional effects of a wonderful Cistus oil.

Labdanum is a key ingredient in amber blends, chypre perfumes and in many Oriental perfume blends.

Courtney, along with a few customers feel Labdanum is a spiritual or meditation oil. The aroma seems to take them to other places in their mind, and later they crave the smell of it.

For the GC/MS analysis, please click here.

See also Cistus Essential Oil.

Image courtesy of Albert Vieille.

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Cistus, Traditional   Cistus, Traditional
Cistus ladanifer, wildcrafted, steam-distilled by the traditional “open fire” method, Spain. The most aromatically intense Cistus I’ve experienced in over a decade. Distilled from the resinous leaves
•Deep, resinous, rich, warm, spicy
•Lymph massage, Swollen glands
•Chronic Skin conditions, psoriasis
•Meditation, Centering, Prayer
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Customer Reviews

  • 5 My secret weapon

    Posted by Dawn from Iowa on 12/16/2018 Verified Purchase

    I wasn’t sure of this at first. It is a strong presence but it grounds me. It is my go to perfume for tough situations when I have to preserve. Thank you so much for offering this. I can’t imagine not having it available.

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