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Goats Rue

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COMMON NAME

Standardized: goat's rue

BOTANICAL NAME: Galega officinalis L.

Plant Family: Fabaceae

INTRODUCTION

Goat's Rue is originally from Europe by way of Asia, but can now be found in most temperate regions around the world that have damp, sandy soil.

CONSTITUENTS

Galegine (the anti-diabetic chemical in the plant), tannins, chromium.

PARTS USED

The above-ground parts of the plant, ground and chopped.

TYPICAL PREPARATIONS

Traditionally used as a tea, sometimes available in tea bags. May also be taken as a capsule or extract.

SUMMARY

It is also used cosmetically in hand and foot bath formulas.

PRECAUTIONS

Specific: No known precautions.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.*