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A – Z of Herbal Remedies

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Gentian

Other Names: Gentian, Yellow Gentian, Bitter Root, Bitterwort, Gentian Root, Pale Gentian, Gentiana Lutea
Traditional Usages: Bitter Tonic to Strengthen the whole Body, Dyspeptic Complaints, Hysteria, Female Weakness, Fevers and Jaundice, Feeble Digestion in the Elderly, Jaundice, Nausea, Vomitting, Travel Sickness, Bitter Taste in Mouth, Malaria, Lack of Appetite, Angostura Bitters, Stomach Pain, Snakebite, Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Resources: Europe, Asia, China, US
Parts Used.  Rhizome,  Root
Administration Method: Ground and dried extracts for infusions
Possible Side Effects: Especially sensitive users may occasionally experience headaches.
Herb Action: Roborant: Restorative and a Tonic
Herbal Research: Gentian
Health Warning: Avoid during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Avoid if the user has gastric and duodenal peptic ulcers


Gentian - Herbal remedy for Anorexia: The root of this herb is good for treating anorexia. It can be taken in the form of tablet, tincture or as a tea.

Gentian - Herbal remedy for Chlamydia: Gentian is included in all herbal remedies for the treatment of chlamydia. It treats chlamydia, herpes and gonorrhea. A teaspoon of tincture can be diluted in a little water and taken 10-15 minutes before every meal.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies
   

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