Common rue tea

How to prepare a tea with common rue

What is a common rue tea?

It is the infusion of the dried or tender common rue plant (Ruta graveolens).

Before taking this medicine, you should read the contraindications as common rue can be dangerous in some situations.

It is a emmenagoge plant, so it is contraindicated in pregnancy because it can produce abortion.

How to prepare an infusion of common rue

Common rue tea is done pouring boiling water over 1 g of fresh plant or half a gram of dried plant.

Let stand about 5 minutes, strain and take.

What is common rue tea used for?

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It is used as emmenagogue to facilitate menstruation in women with amenorrhea.

It is also a digestive and antispasmodic plant, against the problems of slow or heavy digestions.

Formerly it was used as an abortifacient.

Is common rue tea good?

Common rue tea should not be taken in any case because of its toxic effects.

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

1 March, 2022

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