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Rauwolfia serpentina

 120 capsules 300mg

It is one of the 50 fundamental herbs used in traditional Chinese medicine, where it has the name shégēn mù (Chinese:) or yìndù shémù (Chinese).

Rauwolfia serpentina contains a number of bioactive chemicals, including yohimbinereserpineajmalinedeserpidine,rescinnamineserpentinine.

The extract of the plant has also been used for millennia inIndia — Alexander the Great administered this plant to cure his general Ptolemy of a poisoned arrow. It was reported thatMahatma Gandhi took it as a tranquilizer during his lifetime. A compound which it contains called reserpine, is used to treathigh blood pressure and mental disorders includingschizophrenia, and was particularly popular for that purpose in the West from 1954 to 1957.

It has been used for millennia as an antidote against bites of venomous reptile.

 

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