Labdanum from Cistus Creticus / Incanus

labdanum resin.

Also known as 'European Rock Rose' and 'Cistus oil'. The gum was used since ancient times for catarrh, diarrhea, dysentery and to promote menstruation. The oil can be used for scrofulous skin conditions, ulcers and tumors, including cancer. Used as a fixative in soaps, detergents, and perfumes as well as most major food categories for flavorings, especially meats and soft drinks. Avoid during pregnancy.

The plant Cistus Creticus.

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