Rue Oil


💊 Chemical information

Oleum Rutae; Ruda, aceite esencial de.

💊 Profile

Rue oil is a volatile oil obtained from rue, Ruta graveolens (Rutaceae). Rue oil and infusions of rue were formerly used as antispasmodics and emmenagogues and are reported to have abortifacient properties. Rue is a photosensitiser and the oil is a powerful local irritant.


Rue has been used in homoeopathic medicines under the following names: Ruta; Ruta gra. Ruta grav. Ruta graveolens.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Aulo Repelente De Piojos; Austral.: Joint & Muscle Cream; Singapore: Noricaven†.
Published May 08, 2019.