Country of Origin
|:||Spain / India|
Color & Odor
|:||Brown thick mass with Deep, Sweet Balsamic, faintly but persistently herbaceous ambery.|
|:||Soluble in alcohol, insoluble in water|
|:||0.868 - 0.899 @ 20ºC|
|:||2º 20– 6º 32-@ 20ºC|
|:||1.492 - 1.507 @ 20ºC|
Plant Part Used
|:||Leaves and Twigs|
DESCRIPTION:Labdanum is a small sticky shrub that can grow up to 3m of height having lanceshaped leaves that are white and furry on the underside with frangranted white flowers.
CONSTITUENTS:Camphene, myrcene, sabinene, phellandrene, cymene, limonene, cineole, nerol, borneol, geraniol, fenchone.
BLENDS WITH:It can mix well with oakmoss, clary sage, pine, juniperberry, calamus, opopanax, lavender, lavandin, bergamot, cypress, vetiver, sandalwood, patchouli, olibanum, chamomile and oriental bases.
COMMON NAMES:Labdanum Absolute Oil.
USES:Owing to its therapeutic properties, the gum of Labdanum absolute was formerly used for treatment of catarrh, diarrhea, dysentery and also to promote menstruation.