Sarpagandha, also known by its scientific name Rauvolfia Serpentina is native to Indian sub-continent and East Asia. This plant is also known as Indian Snakeroot as the roots of the plant looks like a snake, 'Chandralekha', or 'Chota Chand' in hindi. It has white flowers tinged with pink colour. Its drupes are purplish black or reddish when ripe. Roots and Leaves are the essential parts of the plant. Health benefits of this plant Sarpagandha are like, it is used for treatment in high blood sugar, insomnia, hysteria, hypertension, epilepsy, mental disorders, pain and poisoning.