Health Benefits of Rue

Rue is one of the oldest herbs around and has great healing qualities especially for headaches and sciatic pain. Chewing the leaves brings quick relief of headaches and also works well for heart palpitations and muscular spasms too. Made into a tea it works great for coughs, gas, colic, and GI distress in general… and Rue works well as a sedative agent and for stress. Rue is also a good antibacterial and antifungal agent, also works well for arthritis and the pain associated with arthritis. Rue is good for the eyes and also for varicose veins… and the oil is very good for driving away biting insects. And Rue is used as a flavoring agent for the liqueur “Grappa”. Rue should be used under the supervision of a good herbalist.


Paul Haider  – Master Herbalist

About Dr. Paul Haider

Dr. Paul Haider has been a Master Herbalist for over 25 years. Dr. Haider helps those looking for healing and realization. Dr. Haider has over 4,000 articles about natural health and spirituality, a radio show, and writes for many magazines including OM Times Magazine. Dr. Paul Haider - Contact him on his Website contact form at - and also on FB under Dr. Paul Haider
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