Cistus (Cistus ladaniferus) Research

Latin Name: Cistus ladaniferus Family: Cistaceae The aroma from cistus, also called rock rose, has been used for a calming effect.  This is likely related to the alpha pinene content.  Its constituents may also offer neuro-protective potential related to diseases like Alzheimer’s.  Leaves from the shrub have been traditionally used for … Continue reading Cistus (Cistus ladaniferus) Research