“I am a rose of Sharon, a lily of the valleys.” Song of Solomon 2:1 ESV
Cistus is believed to be the biblical rose of Sharon, and its honey-like fragrance is soothing and uplifting.
It’s plant origin is Spain and it’s botanical family is Cistaceae. It’s ORAC value is 3,860 µTE/100g.
“Cistus is also known as “rock rose” and has been studied for its effects on the regeneration of cells.” (Young, 81)
It is used for:
It can be diffused, directly inhaled, taken as a dietary supplement, or applied topically.
Works Cited: Young, Gary. Essential Oils Desk Reference.6th ed. Lehi: Life Science Publishing, 2014. Print.
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