Used since ancient times, rue is a very beneficial herb for the body, with a very important weight and spiritual power, rue is one of the so-called ‘magic’ plants. In today’s What’s it for we tell you everything you need to know about this plant
What is it for?
Rue has been used by our ancestors as a spiritual cleanser since it symbolized purity, being able to free the mind from any contaminant. In addition, it was also used as a flavoring, by burning a handful of rue the places of bad energies and possible unwanted presences were purified. On the other hand, going to the biological part, rue is found within the plants used for herbal medicine, acting through its infusion as a reliever of anxiety and nervousness. It has a power to stop bleeding and strengthen the walls of the arteries, benefiting the circulatory system in general. The precautions that must be taken into account at the time of its use is the damage that it can cause to the child in case of pregnant women, and on the other hand, to people who suffer from kidney problems.
Dr. Samantha Robson ( CRN: 0510146-5) is a nutritionist and website content reviewer related to her area of expertise. With a postgraduate degree in Nutrition from The University of Arizona, she is a specialist in Sports Nutrition from Oxford University and is also a member of the International Society of Sports Nutrition.