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Scientific name of Indian snakeroot: Rauwolfia serpentina
Name of Indian snakeroot in different languages:
Sanskrit: Saptaparna, Vishaltvak, Sharad, Suparnak, Sahachad, Yugmaparna, Munichad, Bahuparna, Shalmalipatrak, Madagandha, Gandhiparna.
Hindi: Chota chand, Chandrabagha.
Malayalam: Sarpagangdhi സർപ്പഗന്ധി, Amalpori.
It is a shrub, commonly grow as wild, In evergreen forest and and deciduous forests in Indian, it is small, glaborous and deep rooted plant grows up to 1 m. height, leaves are lanceolate, acute apex, dark green, and there are three leaves from a node, flowering season is starting from September, flowers are seen in a cluster coloured red, flowers are white in color, arranged in lateral corymbose cymes.The fruits are green and ripe in one month and became pink in color fruiting is Nov-Dec.
Useful plant parts:
To treat venomous reptiles bite and insect bite, high BP, mental disorders, anti tumorous (Prevent tumor cells growth), mental disorders.
yohimbine, Alkaloid (Ajmaloon reserpine), ajmaline, deserpidine, rescinnamine, serpentinine.
Anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antidiuretic, antifungal, antiproliferative and anticholinergic.
|False snake root-Rauvolfia tetraphylla Linn||Wild Sarpagandhi-Kattamalpory|
It is one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like:-