A P Forest Department - Silviculture of Species - Medicinal Plant
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Andhra Pradesh Forest Department

Silviculture of Species

Medicinal Plants

Rauvolfia serpentina (Linn.) Benth.ex Kurz.

Family

:

Apocynaceae

Trade name

:

Serpentine Root

Sanskrit Name

:

Sarpagandha

Telugu Name

:

Patalagardi

Habit

:

Shrub

Propagation

:

Seed, Stem cuttings

Parts Used

:

Roots, Leaves

Uses

:

Snake-bite, Rheumatism, Hypertensive, Poisons, Insanity, Epilepsy, Eczema, Leaves used in removal of opacities of the cornea

 

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