Product no.: PEO078
Cistus essential oil can be used on the skin in a carrier, alone or included with other essential oils. It has an uplifting aroma - it should be used sparingly in aromatic blends, as it can overpower other oils.
Cistus essential oil is considered one of the ancient spiritual oils with a history of being used in incense as an aid to meditation and centering. It is used extensively in oriental style perfumes and can be found as a flavouring in food, alcohol and soft drinks. Cistus essential oil is pale yellow-orange with a strong, sweet, dry-herbaceous aroma. Its odor effect is generally perceived as warming and restorative.
Oils4life Cistus essential oil originates from Cyprus and is extracted by steam distillation of the dried and fresh leaves and twigs. Cistus essential oil is a member of the Cistaceae family and is also known as labdanum or rock rose.
Cistus essential oil blends well with angelica, cedarwood, coriander, chamomiles, clary sage, cypress, lavender, frankincense, juniperberry, pine, rose, lemon and other citrus oils, neroli, petitgrain, sandalwood, patchouli, and vetiver.
Safety: Cistus essential oil is non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitising.