Goat’s Rue is a flowering perennial plant known botanically as Galega officinalis, belonging to t...
Goat’s Rue is a flowering perennial plant known botanically as Galega officinalis, belonging to the Fabaceae family. It's also commonly known as "French lilac," "Galega," "Italian fitch" and "Professor-weed." It prefers temperate grassland regions and grows up to 1.5 meters in height.
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Goat’s Rue has been traditionally used since the Middle Ages as a remedy for a wide number of health conditions including various infectious disorders, fever relief, as well as blood sugar management. It's believed that Goat’s Rue is useful for promoting lactation. In addition, Goat’s Rue was used to make cheese in some parts of Europe.
Today, Goat’s Rue is still commonly used for blood sugar management due to the content of the chemical compound galegine, a powerful alkaloid. It is also commonly used for inflammation relief. However, Goat’s Rue is better known for its uses in promoting breast milk production. It's also considered to be a source of beneficial antioxidants, contributing to its uses in herbal medicine.
Goat’s Rue received its name due to the unpleasant smell emitted by its bruised leaves.
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