Helps Improving Blood Circulation and Erectile Function
The root has anaesthetic, nervine and sedative properties. It has been employed for centuries for the relief of various central nervous system disorders, both psychic and motor, including anxiety states, insomnia, excitement, sexual aggression, maniacal behavior associated with psychosis, hypochondriasis, melancholia, schizophrenia, insanity, insomnia and epilepsy in Indian medicine for about 4000 years.
Extracts of the root are valued for the treatment of intestinal disorders, particularly diarrhoea & dysentery. It is also used as an antihelminthics. It contains Reserpine alkaloid which is consumed for mild, essential hypertension.