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Cistus ladanifer

  • History

    One of the particular characteristics of Cistus ladaniferus is that it secretes an aromatic resin called ladanum, which protects it and prevents dehydration. The leaves and branches are cut after the flowering period to obtain an ambery highly prized in perfumery.

  • Location

    Cistus used in extract (branchlets) and in essential oil (leaves and branchlets) comes from Spain

  • Melvita's Commitment

    Cistus essential oil and floral water help maintain skin vitality and radiance. They also help improve the visual appearance of the skin. They are ideal for products that target mature skin. They are also suitable for damaged and irritated skin.