Rauvolfia Serpentina Indian Snakeroot Sarpagandha Herbal Plant in small Polybag
Indian snake root is used in the preparation of medicinal pills, decoction and medicated ghee. It is one of the 50 fundamental herbs used in traditional medicine. It was reported that Mahatma Gandhi took it as a tranquilizer during his lifetime. A compound which it contains called reserpine, is used to treat high blood pressure and mental disorders including schizophrenia, and was particularly popular for that purpose in the West from 1954 to 1957.It has been used for millennia to treat insect stings and the bites of venomous reptiles.
|Growing Conditions||It requires acidic to neutral soils for deep growth|