Botanical name- Gentiana lutea
Habitat- Indigenous to the mountain regions in Europe
Part used- Dried rhizome and root, usually collected in autumn
How has it been used?
Indigestion and sluggish digestion (flatulence and dyspepsia)
Supports the liver
Tonic to digestive system, strengthens
Tonic to mucous membranes, sinusitis
Intestinal worms or parasites
Some history and facts
Gentian is named after Gentius, king of ancient Illyria (180-167 B.C.) who is thought \to have discovered the healing properties of this plant.
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