Rue, also known as common rue,[1] is a kind of evergreen shrubs native to the Mediterranean region, Macaronesia and southwest Asia, with a distinctive bitter taste.[2]

Rue has healing properties, and is used in wizarding remedies: essence of rue is used to recover after poisoning,[3] and it is also used in the treatment of mad dog bites[4][5] and Felix Felicis.[1]


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