Spirituality, mysticism, medicinal uses and meanings

Names:Ruta graveolens, Herb of Grace
Element: Fire
Gender: Masculine
Mystical Characteristics: Protection, Purification, Healing

Uses: Can be worn around the neck as a healing talisman. Rue can be added to healing incenses and poppets. Added to baths, breaks all hexes and curses. Can also be added to exorcism incenses and mixtures. Hung above the door or kept inside sachets can ward off negative energies. A sprig of fresh rue can used as a sprinkler to distribute salt water throughout the house to cleanse it. Grown in the garden will protect it.