Ruta graveolens Linn.

Primary Characteristics

Primary Characteristics

Ruta graveolens Linn. is aslo known as Ruta angustifolia Lowe., Ruta chalepensis Linn., belongs to Rutaceae, family.
The Arabic Names for this herb are Feejan, Sudab Bustani.
The English Names for this herb are Common Rue, Garden Rue, Herb Grace.
The Urdu Names for this herb are Sadamast, Sudab.

Pharmacological Actions

The pharmacological Actions of Ruta graveolens Linn. are Abortifacient, Alexipharmic, Anti-septic, Anti-spasmodic, Astringent, Calorific, Carminative, Deobstruent, Desiccative, Detersive, Diuretic, Emmenagogue, Expectorant, Irritant, Nerve Stimulant, Resolvent, Uterine Stimulant.


  • Nerve Stimulant
  • Rubefacient
  • Uterine Stimulant

  • Indications

    The Indications of Ruta graveolens Linn. are Colic, Toothache, Flatulence, Gleet, Cold, Earache, Amenorrhoea, Hysteria, Cancer, Urinary Discharges, Bugbites, Snake Bite, Malarial Toxins, Epilepsy.

    The Indications of Leaves of Ruta graveolens Linn. are Catarrh, Spasms, Cough, Flatulence, Sciatica, Pneumonia, Rheumatism, Hysteria, Infantile Convulsions, Chronic Arthritic Pain.

    The Indications of Juice(leaves) of Ruta graveolens Linn. are Convulsions, Pneumonia, Worms, Bronchitis.

    The Indication of Tincture(fresh leaves) of Ruta graveolens Linn. is Paralysis.

    No Contra Indication information is available for Ruta graveolens Linn..


    The Temperament of Ruta graveolens Linn. is 2nd order, warm and dry.

    Available Brands

    BrandManufacturer/Mnf. Representative
    JAWARISH KAMUNIHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    MAJUN MUGHALLIZ JAWAHIRDARHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan

    Compound Preparations

    Ruta graveolens Linn. is used in the preparation of Anqaruya-i-Kabir, Hab Jund, Jawarish Kamuni, Jawarish Kamuni Kabir, Ma'jun Haltit, Roghan Seer, Safuf Asl-us-Sus, Safuf Muhazzil, Safuf Sa'lab, Safuf Sailan ar-Rehm, Zimad Ushaq compounds.


    Whole Herb3.000g - 5.000gN/A

    Herb's Description

    Ruta graveolens Linn.. A strong scented, erect, glabrous herb, 30-90 cm high. Leaves 2-3 pinnate, segments oblong to spathulate, covered with a bloom, strongly aromatic. Flowers small, yellowish in corymbs, petals with dentate or wavy margin. Capsules small with somewhat rounded lobes

    Taste Odor & Occurrence

    Occurence: It is native of Mediterranean Region. It occurs in Columbia, India, Japan, Pakistan, Portugal, Tunisia, Viet Nam.
    Odor: The odor of Ruta graveolens Linn. is Strongly Scented
    Taste: Bitter,Unpleasant


    No information regarding Ruta graveolens Linn.'s substitute is currently available.

    Active Constituents

    Ruta graveolens Linn.'s Active constituents:


    No information regarding Ruta graveolens Linn.'s antidot is currently available.

    Warning & Precautions

    Large doses or prolonged use may cause headache and sexual debility.Rue in all forms is considered injurious to pregnant women.


    Currently no Toxicity information is available for Ruta graveolens Linn.. (work in progress)