Ruta graveolens


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A perennial herb which contains alkaloids (arborinine), coumarins (bergapten, psoralen, xanthotoxin), and volatile oil with methylnonylketone, cineol, limonene and others.
 
Chinese medicine
In the Chinese pharmacopeia, rue is used primarily for snake and insect bites.
 
Herbal medicine
In Western herbal medicine, rue is antispasmodic, emmenagogue and vermifuge; it has been used for arrhythmias, intestinal colic, eyestrain, gout, musculoskeletal trauma, rheumatic pain, stress-related headaches, varicose veins and to evoke menses.
 
Toxicity
Cutaneous photosensitivity; rue should not be used in pregnancy.
 
Homeopathy
See Ruta grav.
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Helen, "Anti-inflammatory activity of Ruta graveolens Linn on carrageenan induced paw edema in wistar male rats," African Journal of Biotechnology, vol.
Effect of Ruta graveolens and Cannabis sativa alcoholic extract on spermatogenesis in the adult wistar male rats.
Largo de Apertura de Especie de flor la corola (cm) * la corola (cm) * Borrago officinalis 1,87 [+ o -] 0.03 a 2,39 [+ o -] 0,05 a Calendula officinalis 0,52 [+ o -] 0,07 d 0,18 [+ o -] 0.02 c Brassica rapa 1,28 [+ o -] 0,02 b 1,75 [+ o -] 0,06 b Ruta graveolens 0,74 [+ o -] 0,02 c 1,73 [+ o -] 0,04 b * Promedios ([+ o -] D.E.) seguidos por la misma letra no son significativamente diferentes, prueba de significancia honesta de Tukey ([alfa] = 0.05).
Elektronenmikroskopische Beobachtungen zur Entstehungsweise der Exkretbehalter von Ruta graveolens, Citrus limon, und Poncirus trifoliata.
These improved germination percentages using synthetic Begonia seeds are in agreement with other findings from other workers for several other species including Camellia spp., Zingiber officinale, and Ruta graveolens [20, 21, 34].
As for red gardens, they usually contain red and purple foliage plants, while those with blue gardens in mind might include the blue-leaved rue (Ruta graveolens), and seakale (Crambe maritime).
I feel sure that Shakespeare would have said, "And so with your garden!" Specifically select the plants that appeal to you, and then divide or intersperse them using roses, boxwoods, or other dividing plants appropriate to a Shakespeare Knot Garden, such as the Lavender munstead (Lavendula angustifolia "Munstead") and Blue Beauty rue (Ruta graveolens "Blue Beauty.")
Evaluacion toxicologica preliminar de Ruta graveolens, Origanun vulgare y Persea americana sobre embriones preimplantacionales de raton.
Other plants, such as giant hogweed (heracleum mantegazzianum) and garden rue (ruta graveolens), cause a phototoxic reaction.
Ruta graveolens is the most common remedy for injuries to the knee and elbow, and to traumas to the periosteum (the bone covering).