Ruta graveolens, known more frequently as street, common street or grass of grace is native of the Balkans. Essentially a garden plant, it is also cultivated for its medicinal qualities. It is also grown as a condiment, and as insect repellent.
Rue was used widely earlier and found several mentions in ‘Old English Herbals’, a famous book about herbs and plants written by Eleanour Sinclair Rohde. But little by little, its use has decreased because of its toxicity and its bitter taste. Rue was mainly used for its antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties. This herb street plant has a special place in European folk medicine and is still widely used.
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Advantages of Rue Herb:
According to the “Comprehensive database on natural medicines,” the Ruta gravel lens or street contain alkaloids, which have anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, anti-fertility and antihistamine properties. Street also contains a plant compound called rutin, which is an antioxidant that helps prevent damage caused by free radicals.
Advantages for the skin of the street:
Street oil is often used as a perfume in soaps and cosmetics. Due to its toxicity, street is rarely applied directly to the skin. Yet street is known for some skin benefits:
Street helps our body fight fungal infections such as dermatitis and foot athletes. Depending on the severity of the infection, street can be used directly on the skin, especially when suffering athletes foot. It also provides instant relief of the itchy skin.
2. For a lighter skin:
The antifungal properties of the street also help to heal the decomposition of the skin, to reveal a more beautiful and clearer skin. The anti-oxidant properties of the street ensure that your skin strengthens the free radicals that cause premature aging of the skin, your skin looks youthful and happy. This is why street oil is often used in spas to provide therapeutic facial vapors.
Advantages for Street Hair:
3. For hair without lice:
Being an effective insecticide, street essential oil and extracts are often used to eliminate a lice infestation. Regular use of this oil can repel these annoying little parasites from your hair and help you stay in itch!
4. Get a spa treatment:
A number of spas use street oil for hair treatment, to give you hair that shine with health. It is the perfect recipe for curing damaged hair.
Advantages for street health:
Street is effective in alleviating hysterical and epileptic attacks because of its sedative properties. It helps to desensitize and relax the nerves while inducing numbness due to its neurotoxin content.
Parasites such as mosquitoes, cockroaches and flies cause a large disease. These insects can be hunted with the use of Street. It can also be used as vaporizers, fumigants, incense sticks and burners to avoid insects.
Street protects us against bacterial infections by killing bacteria with their anti-bacterial properties. It can be used in the preparation of the liter to fight against urinary, intestinal and colon infections. It also protects us against food poisoning and salmonella.
If you suffer from muscle aches, you can try street. It is an excellent remedy for muscle pain, anxiety and menstrual cramps.
Street can reduce the inflammation caused mainly by arthritis. A regular intake of 1-2 cups of street grass tea helps to relieve stiff muscles and relieve joint pain.
10. The remedy against Poison:
Street is known as an antidote to poison. It is very effective on neurotoxins (E.g.: snake bite, insect bite that are neurotoxic), but it can not show any effect on hemotoxins.