ruta graveolens

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Has very strong compounds that can badly blister skin if touched, and is poisonous except in small doses and should only be handled by professionals. Used to help expel poisons from poisonous bites like scorpion, snake, spider ad jellyfish. Silvery bluish grey leaves, yellow-green flowers. Extremely bitter and can cause gastric upset. Leaves, seeds, branches used in Greek and Ethiopian cuisine. Seeds used to make porridge. Be careful! Know what you are doing with this plant !
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Khoshkam, "Phytochemistry and pharmacological properties of Ruta graveolens L.," Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, vol.
Preliminary observations on experimental Ruta graveolens toxicosis in Nubian goats.
[A review on Ruta graveolens L.; its usage in traditional medicine and modern research data].
Specific accumulation and revised structures of acridone alkaloid glucosides in the tips of transformed roots of Ruta graveolens. Phytochemistry 65, 1095-1100.
The effect of nectar-producing plants (Brassica rapa (L.), Calendula officinalis (L.), Ruta graveolens (L.), and Borrago officinalis (L.)), compared to honey solution, on the longevity and fecundity of Diadegma aff.
In 1884 Haberlandt included an important description of secretory cavity development for glands of Ruta graveolens L.
Besides arnica, the non-greasy, nonstaining amber gel contains Ruta graveolens to treat wrenched tendons and torn ligaments, and oil of wintergreen to provide a cooling sensation.
This study set out to investigate the potential cytotoxicity of homoeopathic mother tinctures and 30C, 200C, 1M and 10M homoeopathic potencies of Sarsaparilla, Ruta graveolens and Phytolacca decandra, against cell lines deriving from tumors of particular organs.