Aromatherapy Essential Oils



Rue Essential Oil

Rue Essential Oil

Ruta graveolens



Properties:
Rue essential oil has a strong, bitter aroma. It has a orangish yellow colour with medium consistency.

Origin:
It originated in Europe.

Extraction Method:
It is exracted usingsteam distillation.

Chemical composition:
2-nonanone, 2-nonyl acetate, 2-undecanone, 2-butanone, psoralen, bergaptene and xanthotoxin.

Therapeutic properties:
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Uses:

    Rue essential oil can help with :
  1. compression wounds
  2. contusions
  3. physical overexertion
  4. varicose veins
  5. hemorrhoids
  6. strengthens the capillary veins
  7. dental problems
  8. skin care
  9. itching skin
  10. anal fissure 

Precautions:

  • Rue essential oil is considered toxic, an abortifacient, an irritant to the mucus membranes, a neurotoxin and causes sun sensitivity due to phototoxicity.

Blends well with:

Rue essential oil is not blended with other essential oils.