Wednesday, August 13, 2014

High blood pressure healing with pule pandak roots

This plant is popular to heal hypertension.

Latin Name: Rauwolfia serpentina Benth

Simplesia Name: Rau wolfiae Radix, Radix Mustelae.

Habitat: Grows on well drained area at an altitude of 50-300 m above sea level.

Name of area: ekor tikus.

Chemical nature: Contains alkaloids, consisting of 3 groups namely strong alkaline: quarterary ammonium compound serpentine, sarpagine and samantine, poor absorption when used by mouth; tertiary amine derivative yohimbine, ajmaline, ajmalicine, tetraphylline and tetraphyllicine; weak alkaline secondary amines reserpine, rescinnamine, deserpidine, raunesine and canescine.

Pharmacological Effects: 
Roots - taste bitter, cold, slightly toxic. Soothing and lowering blood pressure, circulation, relieve pain, fever and heat in the liver, anti-inflammatory. Stems and Leaves - bitter, sweet, cool. Rejecting the wind, lowering blood pressure, blood clots launched.

Description of the plant: 
Shrubs low, 30-50 cm high. Single leaf-shaped spear pointy toes. In the vegetative period, the segment consists of 3 leaves. Outer petals white, inner grooved reddish, forming tiny tube-shaped central part coffers. Dipuncak forming stem bouquet, but during the subsequent vegetative wreath pushed aside by buds to the first terminal will change Axialis. Stone fruit with seed in two prominent, visible from the outside, first green then red and finally black shiny.

Plant part used: Root.

Chemical constituents: Alkaloids ajmalina; serpentina; Alstonina; Reserpina; Sarpagina; Yohimbina; alkaloids.

Benefits: Anti-inflammatory; hypotensive; sedatives; analgesics; antipyretic.

The herbal recipe:

High blood pressure.
Roots pule Pandak 0.7 g; 110 ml water, Boiled until boiling for 15 minutes, Drink 1 a day 100 ml.

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