Labdanum (Cistus Resin)
Reduces pain and inflammation. Significantly reduces wrinkles and fine lines after daily use. It has strong antiseptic, antimicrobial, analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties that help the overall appearance of the skin. Treats dry & damaged skin.
Cistus produces every summer on its leaves a dark aromatic resin, the labdanum. In fact, since the Minoan era, labdanum was the most important plant product of Crete, which was even exported! The Minoans used it to make incense, healing and cosmetic ointments. Even today it is used to heal wounds, skin problems. In addition, due to its analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties, it soothes muscle and joint pain. One of the most common uses of Laudanum oil throughout history has been to treat wounds and prevent infections. The combination of its strong antiseptic and antimicrobial properties helps to clean a wound from harmful germs. The astringent properties of aladania oil dilate blood vessels and contribute to better perspiration and oxygenation. This process causes the reconstruction of collagen and the angiogenesis of new blood vessels, preventing premature aging and relaxation of the skin.