History of labdanum from Cistus Creticus - Chypre Perfume. (Part 4)

The collection of genuine labdanum with the traditional way becomes only from the plant Cistus Creticus. Cistus Creticus exists in Eastern Medideranen.The collection labdanum with the traditional way depends:

1. from the plant (only from Cistus Creticus).

2. from the ground.

3. from the climate. The climate is altered with the years so that are altered also the regions from where it is collected labdanum.

I will present all regions where they were collected the laudanum as well as the historical reports.

Part 4: Northen Crete (only place ).

Time: today.

Historical reports:
Pierre Belon(1517-1564).

Pierre Belon was a French naturalist.

Francesco Morosini (1618 – 1694)

Francesco Morosini was the Doge of Venice from 1688 to 1694, at the height of the Great Turkish War. He was a member of famous noble Venetian family by the same name which produced several Doge's and generals.

Joseph Pitton de Tournefort (1656 - 1708)

Joseph Pitton de Tournefort was a French botanist, notable as the first to make a clear definition of the concept of genus for plants.

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