Labdanum has a rich, warm, sweet resinous aroma with notes of honeyed wood. It is often used to create amber notes in natural perfume.
Labdanum Essential Oil
Labdanum oleoresin is made by distilling the resin of the shrub Cistus ladaniferus. Cistus essential oil is made by steam distillation of the entire plant, including the flowers.
Also Known As: Cistus, Rock Rose
Buying Labdanum Essential Oil
Typically, Labdanum essential oil sells for around $30 per ounce.
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