1 mL Sample of Cistus essential oil, also known as Rock Rose, from steam distilled flowering tops and leaves of Cistus ladaniferus. Cistus is a very powerful oil to use with aging skin whereby it offers considerable astringent activity for toning and tightening.
For aromatherapy we recommend this premium quality organic Cistus essential oil from traditional method steam distilled fresh flower tops and leaves.
Cistus essential oil, known for its remarkable wound healing abilities, is also prized for its meditative effect where it is said to slow the mind of clutter to allow for centering and deeper concentration. In aromatherapy Cistus is widely used in anti-aging skin care, an anti-inflammatory for arthritis and painful joints, and anti-spasmotic for menstrual related issues.
With slow healing skin disorders like psoriasis, eczema, infected and inflamed skin conditions, blend with Chamomile Blue
. Try pairing Cistus with Elemi
in a base of Rose Hip oil
for a remarkable anti-aging facial oil! In facial blends we recommend using 1-2% essential oil; see our Dilution Chart
for more info.
In natural perfume our Cistus essential oil adds a sweet, warm, comforting amber-like aroma that also serves as an excellent base note fixative in accords.
Batch specific GC/MS report of Cistus essential oil available soon.