Goats Rue Powder Bulk By The Ounce
Common Names: Goat's Rue
Scientific Name: Galega Officinalis L., Pea Family
Common Uses: Diaphoretic, diuretic, galactagogue. Not commonly used today. In the past it was used for fevers, worms and was believed to cure bites from poisonous animals. An extract of the dried plant is sometimes used to stimulate the flow of milk in nursing mothers. The seeds lower blood sugar and stimulate insulin; may be useful for diabetes.
*Warnings: Sheep have been poisoned by the fresh plant. Use only under medical supervision
Origin: Grows wild in southern Europe and western Asia and is cultivated in Europe and the United States.