CISTUS Cistus ladaniferus LABDANUM ABSOLUTE wild cultivated France
Cistus is a small, sticky shrub native to the Mediterranean and Middle East. It is also known as the Rose of Sharon. This botanical has much history in natural parfumery, even being mentioned in the Bible as well as in Egyptian, Asin and the cultural historic records,.
One of the oldest known fixatives, extending the vibrancy of a parfum while emitting a deeply mysterious richness. This Labdanum is used mostly for parfums while the essential oil of Cistus is used in more biological therapeutic applications.