Labdanum essential oil is a good oil to add to base creams and lotions as a skincare treatment for mature and wrinkly skin thanks to its astringent properties.
When burned or vaporised it can help to treat the symptoms of coughs and colds. When blended with Frankincense it is a popular oil for use during meditation.
It can also be blended in a carrier oil to create a massage treatment to relieve the symptoms of rheumatism.
Steam distilled from crude gum
It has a warm sweet herbaceous, musky scent.
Antiseptic, astringent and expectorant.
The false beards worn by Ancient Egyptian Pharoes were made from the hair of goats soaked in Labdanum.
DILUTE TO 5% OR LESS IN A CARRIER OIL BEFORE SKIN APPLICATION. KEEP OUT OF EYES. DO NOT SWALLOW. AVOID DURING PREGNANCY.