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#122799 - 02/12/04 03:31 PM rauwolfia
A spellingbee word:
[n] any shrub or small tree of the genus Rauwolfia having leaves in whorls and cymose flowers; yield substances used medicinally especially as emetics or purgatives or antihypertensives
[n] any of several alkaloids extracted from the shrub Rauwolfia serpentina
I thought its value was doubtful.
#122800 - 05/16/04 11:09 AM Re: rauwolfia
Loc: Worcester, MA
...yet reserpine (Serpasil ® ) was a good antihypertensive medicine in its day...
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