Ruellia tuberosa

“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.”
Alice walker

It’s a flowering plant commonly known as minnieroot, fever root, snapdragon root, and sheep potato.

Used in Folk Medicine and Ayurveda medicine

Said to cure diabetes, hypertension & Sexually transmitted diseases.

Colors include blue or purple-blue

Purple or purple-blue color is always awesome!

“I don’t have a purple problem, I have a purple passion!” Jackie Harmon Sweeney

Thank you.


Philosophy Through Photography

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This post is part of Cee Neuner’s FOTD

  9 comments for “Ruellia tuberosa

  1. October 5, 2020 at 8:11 pm

    Great Information Philo! 🌸

    Liked by 1 person

  2. October 5, 2020 at 9:06 pm

    I love purple too Philo. Not heard the Alice Walker quote before, awesome!

    Liked by 2 people

  3. October 5, 2020 at 9:24 pm

    This has such a delicate color to it 😀 Beautiful.

    Liked by 1 person

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