ROCK ROSE

OTHER NAME(S):

Cistus, Cistus creticus, Cistus lusitanicus, Cistus nummularius, Common Rock Rose, European Rock Rose, Geel Zonneroosje, Heliantemo, Hélianthème Commun, Hélianthème à Feuilles Arrondies, Hélianthème à Grandes Fleurs, Hélianthème Jaune, Hélianthème Nummulaire, Hélianthème Sombre, Hélianthème Tomenteux, Helianthemum arcticum, Helianthemum berterianum, Helianthemum chamaecistus, Helianthemum grandiflorum, Helianthemum hirsutum, Helianthemum nitidum, Helianthemum nummularium, Helianthemum obscurum, Helianthemum ovatum, Helianthemum pyrenaicum, Helianthemum semiglabrum, Helianthemum serpyllifolium, Helianthemum tomentosum, Helianthemum vulgare, Helianto, Ladanum.

Overview

Overview Information

Rock rose is an evergreen shrub that grows in rocky, high altitude areas in Europe. The flowers and leaves are used to make medicine. It is commonly used in Bach flower remedies.

People use rock rose for panic, stress, anxiety, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How does it work?

There isn't enough information to know how rock rose might work.

Uses

Uses & Effectiveness?

Insufficient Evidence for

  • Panic.
  • Stress.
  • Extreme fright or fear.
  • Anxiety.
  • Promoting calmness and relaxation.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of rock rose for these uses.

Side Effects

Side Effects & Safety

When taken by mouth: There isn't enough reliable information to know if rock rose is safe or what the side effects might be.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if rock rose is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Interactions

Interactions?

We currently have no information for ROCK ROSE Interactions.

Dosing

Dosing

The appropriate dose of rock rose depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for rock rose. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

View References

REFERENCES:

  • Agostini M, Hininger-Favier I, Marcourt L, et al. Phytochemical and Biological Investigation of Helianthemum nummularium, a High-Altitude Growing Alpine Plant Overrepresented in Ungulates Diets. Planta Med. 2020;86(16):1185-1190. View abstract.
  • Armstrong NC, Ernst E. A randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled trial of a Bach Flower Remedy. Complement Ther Nurs Midwifery 2001;7(4):215-221. View abstract.
  • Pintov S, Hochman M, Livne A, Heyman E, Lahat E. Bach flower remedies used for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children--a prospective double blind controlled study. Eur J Paediatr Neurol 2005;9(6):395-398. View abstract.

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