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Gentian (Gentiana lutea)


Family: Gentianaceae

Parts used: Root

Active Compounds:  Gentian contains some of the most bitter substances known, particularly the glycosides gentiopicrin and amarogentin.
--Medicinal Action and Uses--Cholagogue, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic.

This herb is used for inflammatory conditions associated with jaundice, itching, herpes virus, leucorrhea, venereal diseases, hepatitis, cholecystitis, and hypertension. Symptoms can include fever, headache, restlessness, abdominal pain, sore throat, bitter mouth taste, flank pain, and redness of the conjunctiva of the eyes.

indigestion and heartburn

poor appetite



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