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Shamans Market Ruda (Rue) Essential Oil 15 ml


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Shamans Market Ruda (Rue) Essential Oil 15 ml

Quick Overview

Rue oil may be applied to the skin. It has been used to relieve arthritis pain and also for treating soft tissue injuries such as bruises and sprains. The strong smell of rue essential oil has made it popular in some parts of the world as an effective insect repellent, with either fresh rue leaves or rue oil rubbed onto the skin.

SKU: EO-03
  • Product Size:
  • 0.5 Oz
  • 15 ml

Availability:In stock

Product Origin:


Botanical Name:  Ruta Graveolens

Description:  Rue is an ornamental, shrubby herb with a strong, aromatic, bitter or acrid scent. It has tough, woody branches and small, smooth, bluish-green leaves. The sunny, early summer flowers give way to green fruits which resemble tiny immature oranges.

Of Interest:  History:  In ancient medicine, the herb Rue was a favored remedy as an antidote to poison. Rue was used for nervous afflictions, digestive problems and hysterics. Rue has been used as an "anti-magic" herb for centuries. It was considered a reliable defense against witches. The rue leaf was the model for the suit of clubs in playing cards.

Rue is often used for relief of gout, joint pain, rheumatism, and warts. Also used as bug repellent.

Traditional Use:  Rue Essential Oil is a homeopathic remedy used for centuries as a medical preparation and may be helpful for compression wounds, contusions, physical overexertion, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, strengthens the capillary veins, dental problems - deep aching - 'dry socket', feet and ankles painful, aching heels, and for painful stiffness in wrists and hands. Rue Oil is a natural healing self-administered home treatment, based on Rue medical plant (Ruta Graveolens, Common Rue) successfully used for skin care, itching skin, varicose veins and healing of bleeding, thrombosed, internal and external hemorrhoids (piles).

Parts Used:  flowers

Color:  Pale yellow to orange-amber viscous liquid

Consistency:  Medium to Viscous. Liquid at room temperature, but solid at cooler temperatures.

Extraction Method:  Steam Distillation

Note Classification:  Top

Aroma Description:  sharply herbaceous, distinctly fruity orange-like scent, with a characteristic bitter acrid back note that makes the overall impression an unpleasant one..

Aroma Strength:  Strong

Blends Well With: Bay, Benzoin, Chamomile, Fennel, Frankincense, Myrrh, Thyme, Pennyroyal and Wormwood.

Origin:  USA

Cultivation:  N/A

Safety Data: 
Not for internal use.   Rue Essential Oil is considered toxic, an abortifacient, an irritant to the mucus membranes, a neurotoxin, and causes sun sensitivity due to photo-toxicity.