Rue Essential Oil (Morocco)
Active Ingredient: Undecannone-2: 94.60%
Botanical Name: Ruta Graveolens
Plant Part: Flowers
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
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.
Color: Pale yellow to orange-amber viscous liquid.
Common Uses: 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, thrombos, internal and external hemorrhoids (piles).
Consistency: Medium to Viscous. Liquid at room temperature, but solid at cooler temperatures.
Strength of Aroma: StrongBlends well with: Rue does not typically blend with other essential oils.
Aromatic Scent: Rue Essential Oil has a sharply herbaceous, distinctly fruity orange-like scent, with a characteristic bitter acrid back note that makes the overall impression an unpleasant one.
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.