Labdanum Absolute has a warm, classic amber aroma. It has been used since ancient times in perfumery. Our thick, rich Labdanum Absolute, also known as Rock Rose, comes from wildcrafted Cistus ladaniferus grown in the wilds of Spain. Use in beautiful perfume and fragrance creations, Labdanum Absolute is often utilized to mimic musk and ambergris in scent formulation. Makes a gorgeous perfume all on its own. A sweet, long lasting fixative that every perfumer loves. This bottle of high quality Spanish Labdanum Absolute may need gentle warming to make it mobile or move from the bottle. Further dilution is recommended and needed when working with this material. Once you have proper dilutions you will have ready to use Labdanum for all your creations!
- Botanical Latin Name: Cistus ladaniferus
- Country of Origin: Spain
- Plant Parts: Gum Oleo-resins
- Cultivation Method: Wildcrafted
- Method of Extraction: Solvent Extracted
- Blends Well With: Chamomile, Ginger, Lavender, Lemon, Rose Otto, Ylang Ylang, Vanilla and many others.
A note on absolutes: Absolutes are highly concentrated aromatic materials. Their aroma is best observed in alcohol or carrier oil. Try diluting into one of our premium carrier oils or into alcohol at 5%, 10% or 20% and see how the scent will subtley change.