Common rue contraindications

When you should not take common rue

What are the contraindications of common rue?

  • No medical control: This is a toxic and irritating plant to the digestive tract, so it can NOT be used without medical supervision.
  • Pregnancy and lactation: Rue is abortive and is totally contraindicated in pregnancy and lactation.
  • Endometriosis and problems of the female genital tract
  • Do not sunbathe after taking common rue, because its oils are phototoxic, so it can produce skin lesions.

Dangers of common rue herbal preparations

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Rue can cause poisoning and adverse effects such as:

  • Irritation and inflammation of the digestive system, tongue and pharynx
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Excessive production of saliva (drooling)
  • Dizziness
  • Inflammation of the urinary tract
  • Vaginal bleeding and inflammation of the uterus
  • Joint pain
  • Injuries in the kidneys, liver and intestine
  • Depression of the central nervous system
  • At worst, it can cause death.

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This article was endorsed by Montserrat Enrich - Journalist specializing in edible wild plants and plant uses.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

13 February, 2022

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