Rauwolfia serpentina

German term

Indian snake root

Use of Rauwolfia serpentina for the following diseases in homeopathy

  • Stroke (apoplexy)
  • high blood pressure and hot flashes
  • Narrowing of the coronary arteries
  • Inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract
    bloody mucosal catarrh high blood pressure
  • Mental exhaustion
  • depressions
  • Poor concentration
  • Dizziness
  • a headache, especially on forehead and temples, worse when stooping and in the warmth

Use of Rauwolfia serpentina for the following symptoms / complaints

  • Epistaxis with strong blood supply to the mucous membranes
  • Hot flashes to the head with cold feet. high blood pressure especially in men
  • Palpitations
  • Heart stitches
  • Palpitations
  • Chest tightness
  • circulatory shortness of breath
  • Feeling of heat all over my body Sweats on the hands, armpits and feet
  • insomnia with wide-awake states
  • After eating, stomach pressure, belching, and often heartburn
  • Loss of appetite
  • Stomach and intestinal cramps with Drop in blood pressure
  • Dry mouth and throat
  • cough
  • Inflammation of the nasal mucosa with a tendency to bleed (Epistaxis)
  • Nerve pain in the head and in the arms and legs of a lightning, stabbing and shooting character

aggravation through warmth
improvement all complaints in the open air and from cool compresses.

Active organs

  • Central nervesystem
  • peripheral nerves
  • Cardiac and vascular muscles
  • Mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract
  • Gastrointestinal tract


Prescription up to and including D3!

Usual dosage


  • Drops (tablets) Rauwolfia serpentina D1, D2
  • Ampoules Rauwolfia serpentina D4, D6, D12