Gentian Root Cut And Sifted Bulk By The Ounce
Common Names: Baldmony, Bitterroot, Bitterwort, Felwort, Gentian Root, Kirata (Sanskrit Name), Long-Dan-Cao (Chinese Name), Pale Gentian, Yellow Gentian
Scientific Name: Gentiana Lutea L., Gentianaceae, Gentian Family
Common Uses: Stomachic, bitter tonic, anthelmintic, antibilious, cholagogue, febrifuge, refrigerant, alterative, antibacterial, antipyretic, stimulant, anti-inflammatory, laxative, An excellent and reliable tonic and blood purifier. Good for liver complaints and dysentery. Most effective for jaundice, hepatitis, enlargement of liver and spleen, and rheumatism. Prevents cramps and convulsions. Excellent for the liver and spleen. Gentian root will improve the appetite and strengthen the digestive organs. Good for gastritis, indigestion (its most common use is as a digestive bitter with alcohol), heart burn, and stomach aches. When used for these conditions, gentian should be taken 30-60 minutes before meals. Increases circulation, benefits the female organs, and invigorates the entire system. Useful in fevers, colds, gout, scrofula, and acne, rashes, obesity, ulcers, some cancers, diabetes. Expels worms. Excellent in suppressed menstruation and scanty urine. Because of its bitterness, it is better to combine gentian root with some aromatic herb such as a small amount of licorice. It is more effective than quinine. Allays poison from insect and snake bites. Yellow gentian is useful as a blood-builder during convalescence, since it raises the white blood cell count. Kills plasmodia (organisms that cause malaria) and worms.
*Warnings: As with any dietary or herbal supplement, you should advise your health care practitioner of the use of this product. If you are nursing, pregnant, or considering pregnancy, consult your doctor first. Best if used in small doses.
Origin: Found in mountain meadows and pastures in Europe and Asia Minor and under cultivation in the United States