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Cistus Essential Oil

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The mirror doesn’t have to be the enemy. We can look at ourselves with acceptance and maybe even a little love. Instead of caking on pounds of chemicals and creams to slow down the sands of time, we can turn to something natural.

Native to the Mediterranean and the Middle East, Cistus trees grow about 5-10 feet and the essential oil is extracted from the leaves and stalk through a steam distillation process.

Botanical Name: Cistus ladanifer

Origin: Spain

Extraction Method: Steam Distillation

Plant Part: Leaves/ Stalk

Note: Middle - Base

Family: Cistaceae

Synonym: Labdanum, Rock Rose

Blends Well With: Vetiver, and other resins

Aroma: Peppery, earthy, and spicy

Consistency: Thin-Medium

Color: Light Brown

**Euro droppers are not included with 100 & 250 ml bottles**

SKIN BALM: To a 2 ounce squeeze bottle add: 5 drops of Cistus, 2 drop of Carrot Seed, 3 drops of Frankincense (Frereana), 6 drops of Lavender and 4 drops of Helichrysum with 2 teaspoons of Rosehip and fill with Tamanu oil. Apply to dry or damaged areas 2-3 times daily to soothe the skin. (2% dilution)

QUICK FIX: Add: 1 drop of Cistus to 1 teaspoon of Rosehip oil. Apply to face, throat and the back of hands to nourish and soothe.

SKIN OVER 30: Mix together: 4 drops of Cistus, 3 drops of Frankincense, 2 drops of Helichrysum and 1 drop of Carrot Seed to 1 ounce of Jojoba oil. Apply to face and neck after cleansing morning and evening.

SUGAR SCRUB: To exfoliate and smooth the skin, mix together: 6 drops of Cistus, 4 drops of Geranium, 10 drops of Cypress, 6 drops of Tangerine and 10 drops of Frankincense with 1/2 cup of granulated sugar, 1/4 cup of Jojoba and 1/4 cup of Sesame oils. Stir to mix well. Use as a last step in the shower, on wet skin. Gently massage 1 tablespoon at a time over the entire body. Rinse away the sugar to leave the oils behind to soothe and tone. (2% dilution)

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Safety: If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use undiluted on skin. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions. Do not use internally, unless directed by a licensed Aromatherapist or physician.

OK For Kids: 2+

Kids Max Dilution: 1%

Shelf Life: 2 Years

Comments from GC/MS report:The analysis of this Cistus batch sample meets the expected chemical profile for authentic essential oil of Cistus ladanifer. No contamination or adulteration was detected.

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