Peganum harmala is a plant of the family Nitrariaceae, native from the eastern Mediterranean region east to India. It is also known as Wild Rue or Syrian Rue because of its resemblance to plants of the rue family.
A much-praised herb considered sacred by many different cultures with a variety of uses ranging from ceremonies to art, Peganum harmala is currently being investigated for potential anti-cancer and anti-bacterial qualities.
neuroprotection, analgesic, anxiolytic, neurotrophic, antimicrobial, insecticidal, emesis
harmane, harmine, harmaline, harmalol, tetrahydroharmine