Rauwolfia Serpentina Information:
- Scientific Name: Rauwolfia serpentina
- Common Name: Indian Snakeroot
- Country Of Origin: Africa
- Ingredients: Wild harvested Rauwolfia serpentina
- Parts Used: Root
What is rauwolfia serpentina used for?
Known as a powerful healer for centuries in African countries like Senegal, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Sudan, the western world is now just catching up to the amazing abilities of an herb known as Rauwolfia serpentina— sometimes known by the common name devil’s-pepper.
Some of these alkaloids, like deserpidine, are closely related in chemical structure to certain mainstream blood pressure-lowering drugs. Not to mention, Rauwolfia vomitoria itself has powerful hypotensive blood pressure effects! The alkaloid reserpine itself is extracted for pharmaceutical use and lowering blood pressure gently and naturally.
Rauwolfia Serpentina Root and Alpha Yohimbine
One very special quality of this herb: it also contains yohimbine, a compound usually only found in Yohimbe, another African tree. Yohimbine is fantastic for male health sexual health and boasts aphrodisiac effects, increased sexual performance, and more. For any person of any gender, this makes Rauwolfia beneficial to boosting libido and can also increase energy, athletic performance and improve the building of muscle mass. It may gently increase testosterone levels, too.
The root of this vigorous-growing tree was originally harvested and extracted in ancient times for countering the effects of venomous snake bites. It is now used for more common health issues: including nerves, anxiety, fever, digestive issues, blood pressure, pancreatic problems, and to boost liver health.
Before using Rauwolfia serpentina for any health purpose over a long period of time, be sure to talk to your doctor about possible side effects and drug interactions.
Rauwolfia Serpentina Dosage
Rauwolfia serpentina powder:
Take 1/2 tsp of dried powder in an 8 oz. glass of favorite juice or smoothie once a day.
Rauwolfia serpentina capsules:
Take 1 capsule 2 times a day with water or favorite beverage after food.
Place one heaped teaspoon of Rauwolfia powder in a cup.
Add enough boiling water to fill 1/2 of the cup.
Allow the water in the cup to cool.
Strain and consume once a day.
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