Labdanum

Labdanum is a sticky brown resin obtained from the shrubs Cistus ladanifer (western Mediterranean) and Cistus creticus (eastern Mediterranean), species of rockrose. It has a long history of use in herbal medicine and as a perfume ingredient.

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Contenders For Stacte - Myrrh and Labdanum Mixed
... Moldenke writes that the myrrh of certain parts of Biblical history was actually labdanum ... speaks of myrrh it is actually referring to a mixture of myrrh and labdanum ... the Merriam-Webster Dictionary one of the definitions of “myrrh” is “a mixture of myrrh and labdanum.” If what was often referred to as myrrh was actually a mixture of myrrh and ...
Contenders For Stacte - Labdanum
... (loT, stacte translated "myrrh" in Genesis 3725, margin "ladanum" 4311) The fragrant resin obtained from some species of cistus and called in Arabic ladham, in Latin ladanum ... Stacte is described as resin which exudes naturally without a manmade incision ...
Amberstone - Use - Scent of Amber and Amber Perfumery
... amber was originally derived from emulating the scent of ambergris and/or labdanum but due to the endangered status of the sperm whale the scent of amber is now largely derived from labdanum ... resins it is most often created out of labdanum ... "Amber" perfumes may be created using combinations of labdanum, benzoin resin, copal (itself a type of tree resin used in incense manufacture), vanilla, Dammara resin and/or synthetic materials ...
Use - Scent of Amber and Amber Perfumery
... scent of amber was originally derived from emulating the scent of ambergris and/or labdanum but due to the endangered status of the sperm whale the scent of amber is now largely ... from natural resins it is most often created out of labdanum ... Amber" perfumes may be created using combinations of labdanum, benzoin resin, copal (itself a type of tree resin used in incense manufacture), vanilla, Dammara resin and/or ...
Labdanum - Modern Uses
... Labdanum is produced today mainly for the perfume industry ... Labdanum is much valued in perfumery because of its resemblance to ambergris, which has been banned from use in many countries because its precursor originates from the sperm whale ... Labdanum is the main ingredient used when making the scent of amber in perfumery ...