Metaphysical Properties Of Rue
Official Name: Ruta graveolens
Other Names: Bashoush (Coptic), Garden Rue, German Rue, Herb of Grace, Herbygrass, Hreow, Mother of Herbs, Rewe, Ruta
Metaphysical Powers: Healing, Health, Mental Powers, Exorcism, Love
Common Magickal Uses and Folklore of Rue
- Rue leaves placed on your forehead relieve a headache.
- If worn around your neck, it helps you recuperate from illnesses and ward off future health problems.
- It is protective when hung up at the door or placed in sachets, and the fresh leaves rubbed on the floorboards send back any ill spells.
- The Romans ate rue as a preventative against the evil eye, and the plant was also carried to guard the bearer from poisons, werewolves, and all manners of evil.
Ruta graveolens is a perennial plant of the aromatic variety that is recognized for its yellow-green flowers. Although many species are identified, the most well-known is called common Rue (Ruta graveolens), and one of this plant's most characteristic traits is its substantial toxicity. That's why you must control its uses and the amount consumed.