Labdanum (Cistus) Absolute
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Botanical Name: Cistus ladanifer
Aroma: Deep, warm, musky
Perfume Note: Base
Method of Extraction: Solvent
Blends Well With: Bergamot, clary sage, cypress, juniper berry, lavender, olibanum, patchouli, sandalwood and vetiver
Description and Uses: Labdanum Absolute (sometimes referred to as Cistus) has grounding properties and is an excellent fixative in perfumery. This is a very thick oil and the bottle may need to be warmed slightly to liquify the oil. You may also need to remove the orifice reducer.
Traditional use: aroma fixative
Cautions: Not recommended during pregnancy.