Rue Essential Oil
- Specification Documents
Rue oil is a member of the Rutaceae family. This oil has a sharply herbaceous, distinctly fruity orange-like scent, with a bitter back note. It is classed as a top note and blends well with citrus, herby, minty and woodsy oils.
Rue contains anti-fungal and antibacterial properties which make it effective against several types of fungi and a great addition to cleaning products. Its scent is also known to repel insects.
Essential oils can be applied topically once diluted with a carrier oil. They are widely used in cosmetic goods and handmade crafts.
This information provided is for educational purposes only Botanical Name Ruta Graveolens Origin Spain Family Rutaceae Plant Part Flower Head Extraction Steam Distillation Note Top Colour Yellow to orange-yellow Consistency Medium to Viscous Scent Rue has a Sharply herbaceous, distinctly fruity orange-like scent, with a characteristic bitter acrid back note that makes the overall impression an unpleasant one. Blends With Doesn’t blend well with other essential oils. Group Herby
Never use pure oils on the skin without diluting, never use internally, keep away from children and eyes, always check if there are any medical issues which could cause a problem. Seek help if you have any doubts.