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Goats Rue 100 g, 50 g, 25 g


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Goats Rue 100 g ($12.99), 50 g ($8.99), 25 g ($6.99)



Botanical Name: Galega officinalis
English: Rue Goat
Also, known as: Professor’s weed, French lilac, Italian fitch, Goat’s rue, Spanish sanfoin and False indigo, Goats Rue
Origin: Albania
Harvested: Wild or cultivated
Parts Used: Dried leaves, stems and flowering tops
General Information:

Galega officinalis is an herbaceous plant in the Faboideae subfamily with white, blue, or purple flowers that grow over three feet high. It is multi-stemmed with alternate pinnately compound leaves. Leaves are alternate, long-stalked, stipulate, blade pinnate, in 3-9 pairs, with terminal leaflet. Leaflets ovate to lanceolate, often sharp-pointed, with entire margins. Stipules narrow, with hastate base. Purple to white pea-like flowers is arranged in terminal or axillary racemes. The flowers are hermaphrodite; have both male and female organs and are pollinated by insects. These flowers give way to fruits, which are short pods containing up to 9 seeds.

It was believed to increase the milk yield of domesticated animals, which is the origin of its scientific name: gale, ‘milk and ega ‘to bring, cause so it is the milk-bringer. Although now considered a weed, goat’s rue was introduced into the United States in 1891 as forage for livestock.

Be careful not to confuse Rue goat’s or Goat’s rue (Galega officinalis) with Rue (Ruta graveolens)
How to use:
Hot Infusion:
The basic method for dried herbs and flower is, take 2-3 tablespoons of dried herb in a cup or teapot Pour hot water over it and cover it with lid for 10-30 minutes Hot water is needed to draw out the antioxidants, enzymes, vitamins, flavonoids, and volatile oils from the botanicals. Strain and squeeze out as much as liquid as possible and enjoy!

You can sweeten your herbal decoctions with a bit of honey, natural fruit juice, stevia leaves powder and or licorice root powder.

You should consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using any herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
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This information has not been evaluated by Health Canada.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Weight 0.25 lbs

100 g, 50 g, 25 g


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