Garden Rue (Ruta graveolens) Essential Oil

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Garden Rue (Ruta graveolens) Essential Oil

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Plant description

Latin Name : Ruta graveolens
English Name : Garden rue, Common Rue, Rue
French Name : Rue officinale, rue odorante, rue domestique, rue commune, rue fétide, herbe de grâce, herbe de la rue
Family : Rutaceae
Origin : Bulgaria, ORGANIC cultivated

History and Origin

The rue is primarily coming from southern Europe. There are many hundred varieties. It can be found in poor and well-drained soils all over the Mediterranean area. Nowadays, the plant also grows in North and South America, in Australia and in the rest of Europe.

The rue has a rich history in legends. According to one of these, herb-of-grace, as it was then called, provides protection against the devil, witchcraft and the evil eye. The plant was also used as an antidote against toads and snakes venom. In the Middle Ages, it was used to make bouquets supposed to protect from the plague.

Finally, the rue is well-known to have an effect on the third eye. Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo would have declared that the rue had improved their inner sight. This is truly an amazing plant.

In Native American traditional herbal medicine, Ruta graveolens was used in a decoction by the Cherokee as an anthelmintic, against the worms, and as a cataplasm on gangrenous limbs. It was also used in alcohol as a sedative and as a tonic on the gastro-intestinal system for stomachaches.

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Aromatherapy Data Sheet

Distilled Part : Aerial parts
Extraction : Steam distillation
Oil Characteristics : Slightly yellow transparent fluid liquid releasing the very characteristic odour of the plant.
Properties : Anti-parasite++++, antispasmodic ++, relaxing, emmenogogue
Indications : Parasitic skin infections++++, colics and digestive problems due to nerves, bites
Energetic and Emotional Effect : The rue puts us in contact with memories and traumas from past lives. It reconnects us with our soul families and allows bringing the healing back to them. It has a general effect on the energy centres of the human body and allows us to keep away from the mechanisms generated by fear.
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  • Contraindications: baby, children, pregnancy (very neurotoxic and strongly abortive). It is also very photosensitizing and may cause burn injuries with blisters. It should be used sparingly.
  • Discharge: In case of health concern, Aliksir strongly recommends that you consult with a physician or aromatherapist. You must get accurate information concerning contraindications and interactions with other substances. Essential oils are powerful, and they must be used in respect of the physiological doses.




Lot B-RUGRBGR06Q (2015/07)


Aliphatic ketones : 2-undecanone (49,3 %), 2-nonanone (27,1 %)


Documentation and References

  • FRANCHOMME, P., PÉNOËL, D., JOLLOIS, R., L’aromathérapie exactement, Roger Jollois Éditeur
  • MARIE VICTORIN, La Flore Laurentienne, Gaétan Morin & Associés
  • LAWLESS, Julia, The Illustraded Encyclopedia of Essential Oils, Element books
  • MOERMAN, Daniel E., Native American Ethnobotany, Timber Press inc.
  • MCVICAR, Jekka, La passion des herbes, Guy Saint-Jean Éditeur
  • EIDSON, Deborah, La guérison vibratoire, Guy Trédaniel Éditeur
  • Personal notes of Lucie Mainguy
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