Rock Rose Essence
Rock Rose (Oil of Twigs & Leaves) France (Cistus Ladaniferus)
Used in royal beauty creams of ancient Egypt, this deep, spicy, almost erotic fragrance warms the soul and chases away feeling of being cold or empty. It has been used by natural healers since the middle ages for infections, and especially for the skin. It increases white blood cells, enhances lymph drainage and is useful in painful menstrual cramps.
In his book Back To Eden, Jethro Kloss refers to Rock Rose oil as a "Superior remedy for cancer... Excellent for canker sores, diarrhea and... [venereal diseases]." Sesquiterpene, phenol, ester, resin, acetophenone, ketone, ledol, acetic and formic acid.