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Yellow gentian (Gentiana lutea)

The plant is indigenous to the mountainous regions of central and southern Europe, and cultivated in many other regions. It is aproved by Commission E for dyspeptic complaints and loss of appetite. Folk medicine uses include alleviation of loss of appetite, fullness and flatulence. It is used in homeopathy for digestive disorders (see PDR for Herbal Medicines, 2nd Ed., p. 837).

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