At the old times in Crete it was very popular herb which was used mainly against breast diseases, diarrhea and dysenteric diseases. It was used even for aching joints and rheumatic diseases by rubbing with rockrose resin..
It can protect the heart four times better than red wine and it is twenty times more powerfull antioxidant than fresh lemon juice. This was a result of tests carried out by the institution Lefo Ahrensburg.
Scientists Foundation of Lefo discovered that Rockrose contains a highly effective combination of antioxidants.
Prof. Claus Peter Siegers University of Lubeck proves that Rockrose detoxifies your body and eliminates toxic heavy metals from cigarette smoke, dental fillings and environmental pollution. The Sieger study showed that smokers that drank 50 milligrams twice daily, for four weeks, at the end of the period , the level of cadmium in the blood of participants was significantly lower than before.
A cup of tea a day is sufficient to stimulate the immune system significantly. Further, Dr. Frank Petereit said in his thesis at Munster University, that Rockrose helps in many fungal infections such as mycosis, candida albicans. Also, other harmful microorganisms such as bacteria Escherichia coli and Helicobacter, the latter of which causes gastritis, can be controlled by Rockrose
Pour 1-2 teaspoons of the herb into a cup of warm water for 7-10 minutes, strain and drink.