Common Rue (Latin Name: Ruta graveolens) is in the form of an evergreen shrub. It grows mainly in Europe and Asia. It is grown both as a medicinal plant and as a spice. It is found as a leaf all year round; it blooms from June to September and the seeds ripen from August to October.
Health Benefits and Uses
It has long been used in traditional medicine and is known for its invigorating action on the eyes, due to the flavonoids it contains. However, special attention should be paid to the dosage, as in large quantities it can have toxic effects. The tops of the shoots are the most effective from a medical point of view. Chewing one or two leaves can quickly relieve dizziness and nervous headaches. It is a combination of homeopathic remedies to relieve eye and headaches.
Common Rue’s Available Forms:
Origin: European Union
Caution! Herbs should not be consumed uncontrollably. Consult your doctor before consumption. They are not substitutes for drugs and can cause side effects and allergies.