Rue Herbal Remedies
Because of its rutin content, rue is considered useful for capillary fragility and varicose veins. It is also used internally and externally for eye inflammation. Rue is taken internally for suppressed menstruation, worms, and used as a gargle for sore throat. Rue has a taste of BITTER, PUNGENT and a temperature of WARM.
Rue Proper Dose
|Rue Infusion||1 cup 1-2 x daily|
|Rue Tincture||1-2 droppersful 2-3 x daily|
Rue Reference Information
|Latin Name||Ruta graveolens|
|Other Names||Garden Rue|
|Herb Forms||Tincture, bulk herb.|
|Cautions||Contraindicated during pregnancy. May cause gastrointestinal irritation. Avoid prolonged sunlight exposure when taking this herb. Do not use this herb if you have poor kidney function.|
|Botanical Info||A strong scented herb in the Citrus family growing to three feet with divided leaves and small yellow flowers and a strong disagreeable odor. Native to the Mediterranean region.|
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