Cistus Cistus landaniferus Essential Oil Information

Cistus landaniferus

Cistus Essential Oil


Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Source Location

Plant part used


Cistus landaniferus

Ciste, Rock Rose

Spain

Flowers, leaves and branches








Extraction Method

Color

Consistency

Aroma Strength


Steam distillation

Yellowish-green

 

Strong








Fragrance

Dry and woody with a subtly sweet resin fragrance












Benefits

Treats infected wounds, skin ulcers, bronchitis, coughs, colds and flu; as a fumigant when infectious illness is around. Treats bronchitis and lung infections, and persistent coughs. Promotes healthy lung function and cell regeneration. Calms the inflammation of eczema and the sympathetic nervous system, as well as helps alleviate depression.















Blends Well With

Amber, Bergamot, Carrot Seed, Carrot Root, Cedarwood, Coriander, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Cypress, Fir Needle, Geranium, Grapefruit, Frankincense, Jasmine, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Neroli, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Pine, Rose, Sandalwood, Spruce, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang














Constituents

A-pinene, viridiflorol, ledol, bornyl acetate, cyclosativene, γ-cadinene, β-farnesene, β-eudesmol, trans-pinocarveol, and viridiflorol













Properties

Antibacterial, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, hemorrhagic, stimulant (immune system)














Safety

Generally non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitizing.















 






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