In cosmetics, labdanum absolute and oil are used as fragrance. In aromatherapy, labdanum oil is used to relieve stress and to relieve congestion. In foods and beverages, various preparations of labdanum (labdanum absolute, labdanum oleoresin, and labdanum oil) are used as flavoring agents.
People use labdanum for conditions such as bronchitis and other lung infections, diarrhea, water retention (edema), hernia, and many others, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
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