Rue: Ruta Graveolens
Part used: Whole plant
Aromatic, pungent, tonic, emmenagogue, stimulant, antispasmodic
Relives congestion of the uterus. Stimulant and tonic effect. For painful menstruation. Excellent remedy for the stomach, cramp, nervousness, hysteria, convulsions, dizziness, insanity. Expels worms. Relives headache. Excellent for colic convulsions in children. Poultice good for sciatica, joint pain and gout. It resists poisons. The seed in wine (tincture) an antidote against all dangerous medicines and deadly poisons. Good for the elderly. Preserves ordinary vision.