Serpentina (Indian Snakeroot): A Possible Remedy For A Number Of Health Problems

Serpentina is a plant wherein its roots are being used as a medicine. It contains active ingredients known as rescinnamine, reserpine, and deserpidine. For centuries, this plant has been used for treating snakebite, insomnia, psychological disorders, epilepsy, hypertension, insect stings, gastrointestinal disorders, fever, and wounds.

Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea And Cholera

The plant can also be beneficial for all stomach problems like stomach ache, diarrhea, and cholera. For this one, prepare and drink (3-4 times a day) its decoction from the root of serpentina.

Anti-Hypertensive Activity

Serpentina is used to treat high blood pressure which is a serious problem that can lead to life-threatening conditions such as heart attack, heart failure, and stroke. Its alkaloids has a direct effect on hypertension.

Relieve Insomnia (Lack Of Sleep) And Stress

Suffering from insomnia, stress, and anxiety? If yes, then the serpentina plant is going to help you. For this, prepare the powder of serpentina by the method mentioned above. After this, take 1/4 teaspoon of this powder at night with half a teaspoon of desi ghee. After 10 minutes, drink half a glass of water and go to sleep. You will get rid of all kinds of mental stress and anxiety.

How To Prepare A Decoction From Serpentina Root?

Wash the roots of serpentine thoroughly and cut it into small pieces. Take 1 liter of water in a pot, put roots in it, and boil it. Mix half a teaspoon of black salt and 1 teaspoon of honey in the extracts of serpentine roots. Squeeze the juice of 2 lemons and add 1/4 teaspoon pepper powder and then mix them well. The decoction is now ready.