Description: Organic Cistus oil has a long history of medicinal use such as helping with circulation and the immune system. It is used for in aromatherapy for staph, e. coli, and candida. It is also known for its ability to heal wounds as well as its ability to tone the skin. The aroma of Cistus, also known as Rock Rose, offers a spicy, woody, soothing and strong perfume. It mixes well with Neroli, Lavender, Lemon, Tuberose, Cedar, Jasmine, Helichrysum and Cypress. In Morocco, Cistus leaves were more important for their healing properties than their soothing fragrance. Rubbing the leaves on surface wounds and insect bites provided relief and promoted quick healing. Cistus vapor was also used to clear the respiratory tract and relieve cold and flu symptoms. Organic Cistus essential oil is derived from the highly beneficial leaves of the Rock Rose plant through steam distillation. This oil was also traditionally used for respiratory support as it warms the chest and clears the lungs and is effective against colds and bronchitis. It is known for clearing the respiratory system of excess mucus and blockages. It provides nourishment to the skin and is excellent for mature skin complexions as it offers a significant astringent activity for toning and tightening the skin. That would explain why it is a priceless additive for anti-aging skin regimen. Any inflammation in the body leads to pain. Whether it is a sore throat, sunburn, acne, rosacea, or painful muscles. Cistus essential oil’s anti-inflammatory properties combined with its palliative properties work to soothe any inflammation; kills the pain and helps with quick recovery.
Botanical Name: Cistus ladaniferus
Plant Part: Flowers and Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Odor and Appearance: Fresh, balsamic, woody, herbaceous and slightly spicy/floral and golden yellow color.
Country of origin: Spain
Main Constituents: a-Pinene and Camphene
Common Uses: It is commonly used in perfumery to add depth and complexity to fragrances. In aromatherapy, it is employed to promote relaxation and a sense of emotional balance. Due to its potential for wound healing and skin support, it’s sometimes used in skincare blends or diluted as a natural perfume. Additionally, Cistus Essential Oil can be utilized in meditation practices to enhance a tranquil atmosphere.
Note: Base note.
Blends well with: Neroli, Lavender, Lemon, Tuberose, Cedar, Jasmine, Helichrysum, Chamomile, Cedarwood, Lemon, Rose and Cypress.
Contraindications: Cistus Essential Oil (Organic) is generally safe when used correctly; however, it can cause skin irritation and sensitization if not properly diluted. Pregnant and breastfeeding individuals should avoid its use due to limited research. People on blood-thinning medications should consult a healthcare professional before using, as it might interfere with clotting. Caution is advised for children, the elderly, and individuals with bleeding disorders or recent surgeries. While not highly phototoxic, sun exposure should be limited after application. Ingestion is discouraged without professional guidance. Always perform a patch test and consult a healthcare provider for specific concerns.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.*
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