The yellow gentian is a hardy herb that comes from southern Europe. It is also present in Asia Minor. This marvel of nature is ranked among the three most popular aromatic and therapeutic plants in France. It belongs to the gentianaceae family, genus gentiana and responds to the scientific name gentianalutea. Its longevity can go up to 50 years and its size about 1m50. Thanks to its content in alkaloids, flavonoids, secoiridoids and glucocides, this plant can cure any type of disease. Indeed, it has already been used for ages to treat digestive disorders.
Exceptional therapeutic properties of yellow gentian
Gentian is mainly a source of natural benefits. It is a healing shrub also allows you to to stay healthy. In addition to being vermifuge, febrifuge and hepatic, it offers all the more an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effect. This plant intended for traditional medicine facilitates the toning of the organism.
Yellow gentian resolves erasure:
- stomach ache,
- digestive problems,
- liver disorders,
- and anorexia and asthenia.
It effectively stimulates the appetite and regulates diabetes.
Yellow gentian and its different preparations
I’use of yellow gentian is multiple: culinary art, cosmetic, aromatic, beverage, medical and veterinary.
Other uses of this medicinal herb:
- It eliminates all skin discomfort, skin decongestion and facilitates the healing of wounds.
- Drinkable solutions such as herbal tea and infusions are available in pharmacies.
- In phytotherapy, it can be used in maceration, in the form of extracts, infusions, wine, syrup for children, tablets, herbal teas, mother tinctures, capsules, powders and decoctions.
Know the miracle benefits of gentian?
Yellow gentian is traditionally used for its appetizing properties. Indeed, its root contains bitter glycosides used to produce various aperitifs. We note, for example, gentian alcohol or eau-de-vie and gentian liqueur.
The fresh gentian root contains: an emulsin, a yellow dye, wax, sugars, oil (6%) and pectin.
Yellow gentian purifies the body, while strengthening the immune system. It also for the heart (muscle weakness), stomach (stomach bleeding), kidneys (fluid retention and gout) and liver (jaundice).
General precautions and contraindications
If you respect the prescribed dosages, it does not really cause any danger. However, the excess of consumption of yellow gentian promotes vomiting, muscle convulsions and dazzling. It is not recommended during pregnancy, breastfeeding or in cases of stomach ulcer disease and esophageal cancer. Strictly prohibited for children and people with high blood pressure.