What is another word for rauwolfia?

Pronunciation: [ɹɔːwˈʊlfi͡ə] (IPA)

Rauwolfia is a genus of plants that are native to tropical regions of Asia and Africa. These plants contain alkaloids that have been used for centuries in traditional medicine to treat various ailments such as hypertension, anxiety, and insomnia. The alkaloids found in rauwolfia plants are also used in the production of medications used to treat those same conditions. Synonyms for rauwolfia include Indian snakeroot, devil pepper, and serpentina. Other common names that are used to refer to rauwolfia include sarpagandha, chandrika, and rauvolfia. While rauwolfia is often associated with its medicinal properties, it is also a popular choice for ornamental plants and landscaping.

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Related words: rauwolfia serpentina, rauvolfia, rauwolfia augustifolia

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