Ruta graveolens

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Noun1.Ruta graveolens - European strong-scented perennial herb with grey-green bitter-tasting leavesRuta graveolens - European strong-scented perennial herb with grey-green bitter-tasting leaves; an irritant similar to poison ivy
rue - leaves sometimes used for flavoring fruit or claret cup but should be used with great caution: can cause irritation like poison ivy
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Ruta, Ruta - type genus of the Rutaceae; strong-scented Eurasian herbs
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| RUE (Ruta graveolens) HISTORICALLY grown as a medicinal plant for its antibacterial, anti-viral and antiinflammatory properties, avoid getting sap on your skin, which in sunlight can cause a blistering reaction which can last for weeks.
Other common medicinais among coffee farmers include moringa (Moringa oleifera), rue (Ruta graveolens), hierba buena (Mentha) and basil (Ocimum basilicum).
potencies of Sarsaparilla, Ruta graveolens and Phytolacca decandra against cell lines deriving from tumours of particular organs.
Ruta: Ruta graveolens is often the best remedy for sprains and strains of soft tissue.
We tested the effect of several well-documented sources of CAM therapies (Triticum aestivum (wheatgrass), Achyranthes aspera roots, Mushroom species, Pleurotus ostreatus, Macrolepiota procera and Auricularia polytricha, and homeopathic drug, Ruta graveolens) by exploring various parameters such as cytotoxicity, morphological alterations, antiproliferative and apoptotic effects and compared them with 5-FU on normal kidney epithelial cells (NRK-52E) [14-17].