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Duppy Gun Herb

Duppy Gun Herb

Ruellia Tuberosa is also known, in other cultures, as Duppy gun, Fever Root, Minnie Root or Sheep Potato. The plant is relatively small and features thick spindle-shaped, tuberous roots.
The plant thrives in moist, shady environments and features funnel-shaped, violet colored flowers.

In Jamaica, many persons do not know that this plant is very good in combating the effects of gastritis. The roots and leaves can be steeped in boiling water for a few minutes. It can be sweetened with honey or consumed without any sweetener.

Children often have fun with the plant which has pods with seeds that pop loudly when doused with water, hence the name 'Duppy Gun'.
The plant has a more important element. In some countries, the plant is used medicinally for gonorrhea, hypertension, urinary retention, diabetes and also as a natural dye for some textiles.

The bulb-shaped roots are used in Suriname for kidney disease and whooping cough, while in Trinidad & Tobago it is used as a “cooling agent” for urinary problems and high
cholesterol. A scientific study performed on the Ruellia Tuberosa confirms the presence of potent anti-oxidant activity.

This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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