Sinonimi: Rau-Sed | Sandril | Serpasil
An alkaloid extracted from the plant Rauwolfia serpentina (trade names Rau-Sed or Sandril or Serpasil) and used to treat hypertension; SYN. Rau-Sed, Sandril, Serpasil.
Psychoactive drug extracted from the root of se Asian plants of the genus Rauwolfia, especially r. serpentina or serpent wood. It was once used as a tranquilizer for some mental illnesses and to treat hypertension. Digestive upsets and depression are possible side effects.