Rauvolfia serpentina (Indian Snakeroot) Plant
[75mm pot]

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Native to Indian subcontinent and East Asia. This herb may be effective in lowering blood pressure and fever. It is also said to help in stimulating uterine contractions at the time of delivery. The plant contains reserpine, which was used as a pharmaceutical drug in Western medicine from 1954 to 1957 to treat high blood pressure and mental disorders including schizophrenia.

The Rauvolfia serpentina plant contains 200 alkaloids of the indole alkaloid family. The major alkaloids are ajmaline, ajmalicine, ajmalimine, deserpidine, indobine, indobinine, reserpine, reserpiline, rescinnamine, rescinnamidine, serpentine, serpentinine and yohimbine.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rauvolfia_serpentina

Common name: Devil Pepper; Snakeroot.

Cautions: Avoid when pregnant.

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Rauvolfia serpentina (Indian Snakeroot) Plant
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