Overview

Goat's rue is a plant. The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine. Be careful not to confuse goat's rue (Galega officinalis) with rue (Ruta graveolens).

Goat's rue is used for diabetes, breast-feeding, and many other purposes, but there is no good scientific evidence to support its use.

How does it work ?

Goat's rue contains a chemical that may lower blood sugar in a test tube. But it is unclear if goat's rue has this effect when taken by people.

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