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Chirayata - Herbal Remedy for Stomach


Family Name :- Gentianaceae

Botanical Name(s) :- Swertia chirata

Common Name :- Kirata-tikta, Kiryat-charayatah, Bhunimba

Uses of Chirayata

  • Asthma
  • Skin diseases
  • Fever
  • Gout
  • Stomach
  • Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Malaria
  • Tuberculosis
  • Constipation
  • Dyspepsia

Health Benefits of Motherwort

  • A strongly bitter tonic it is an excellent remedy for a weak stomach, especially when this gives rise to nausea, indigestion and bloating, and it has also been shown to protect the liver.
  • The whole plant is an extremely bitter tonic digestive herb that lowers fevers and is stimulant.
  • Gentian root tincture taken by oral dosage increased and prolonged emptying of the gallbladder indicating a choleretic effect flow and stimulated gastric juice secretion.
  • It also useful for malaria and tuberculosis, and also amarogentin

Parts Used

leaves and whole plant


  • Tonic- 5 to 10ml
  • Tincture- 2ml



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