Simple Herbal Extracts | Gentian



Botanical Name

Gentiana lutea

Part Used



Gastric and duodenal ulcers and when gastric irritation and inflammation are present*

Traditional Information*

A profound digestive bitter excellent for stimulating digestion, absorption and elimination. It is indicated for atony of the stomach, large and small intestines, dysbiosis, anorexia, and elevated LDL/VLDL cholesterol levels. Biters act as blood sugar regulators, so can be used to reduce elevated blood sugar levels as well as reduce sugar cravings caused by hypoglycemia.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

©2012 Herbal Therapeutics Research Library. All rights reserved

*Disclaimer: The information on historical, ethnobotanical and phytotherapeutic uses of herbs and traditional formulas contained herein is based on the experience and research of the author. It is not intended as a substitute for consulting with your physician or other health care provider. Any attempt to diagnose and treat an illness should be done under the direction of a health care professional. The publisher and author are not responsible for any adverse effects or consequences resulting from the use of any of the information discussed. Should you have any questions concerning the appropriateness of any preparation mentioned, the author strongly suggests consulting a professional health care advisor.