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Rue / Ruta graevolens


Family:

Rutaceae

Genus:

Ruta

Species:

graevolens

Folk / Common Names:

Bashoush, Garden Rue, German Rue, Herb of Grace, Herbygrass, Hreow, Mother of the herbs, Rewe, Ruta

Actions:

Abortifacient, anthelmintic, digestive bitter, emmenagogue, vermifuge

Part(s) Used:

Arial parts

Constituents:

Psoralen, quercetin, scopoletin

Uses:

Getting rid of parasites, stimulating menstruation

Majikal Uses:

Notes:

NB. contains compounds which are MAO - A / MAO - B inhibitors therefore should not be used by anyone taking SSRI's or antidepressants.

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