What is Gentian root extract?

Gentian root extract is used for digestion problems such as loss of appetite, fullness, intestinal gas, diarrhea, gastritis, heartburn, and vomiting. It is also used for fever, hysteria, diabetes, and high blood pressure. Some people use gentian to prevent muscle spasms, treat parasitic worms, start menstrual periods, and as a germ killer. It is applied to the skin for treating wounds and cancer. In foods and beverages, gentian is used as an ingredient. It is used in cosmetics.

What is Gentian?

Gentiana scabra is a species of flowering plant in the Gentian family (Gentianaceae), found in much of the United States and Japan. The flowers bloom in mid-summer, autumn and are blue or dark blue in color. Gentian is an herb. The root of the plant and whole herb are used to make medicine.

Medicinal use

Gentiana scabra roots are used as a bitter tonic in Chinese herbalism where it is said to promote digestive secretions and treats a range of illnesses associated with the liver.

Gentian root extract benefits

Liver Health

It protects the liver, stimulates its function, helps regenerate its cells, and increases bile flow. It is also known to inhibit the development of viruses that affect the liver. This should come as no surprise to herbalists as studies have shown that gentian has antibacterial, antifungal, antitrypanosomal, antiviral, and anti-angiogenic properties. It has also been used for centuries to stimulate appetite, improve overall digestion, and treat a host of gastrointestinal issues such as diarrhea, heartburn, stomach aches, and vomiting. And studies have shown that it is liver protective.

Kidney Health

Gentian extract helps improve the health of the kidneys and the detoxification process by aiding in eliminating harmful substances from the body. It also has antiseptic properties, which help with the removal of harmful microorganisms in the digestive system. It helps eliminate parasitic worms in the intestines.

Treat Anemia

It can treat anemia by stimulating the digestive system to absorb iron and other nutrients more efficiently. It contains substantial antioxidant properties that can help your body fight off scavenging free radicals. In addition, the root speed up illness recovery time because of its ability to increase energy levels and help activate the function of many of the body’s systems.


Part UsedRoot or Whole herb
Extract Ratio5:1, 10:1, 20:1 or Customized
AppearanceYellow Brown Fine Powder
Particle Size100% Pass 80 Mesh
Loss on Drying≤5.0%
Heavy Metals≤10 ppm
Total Plate Count≤1000 cfu/g
Yeast and Mold≤100 cfu/g

Shelf Life

2 Years


Store in tightly sealed containers, then place in a cool and dry place and away from moisture, light, oxygen.


  • Packed in paper drums and two plastic bags inside. N.W:25kgs .I.D.35×H51cm.
  • 1Kg/Bag, aluminum foil bag vacuum packing.
  • Sample, double sealed water plastic bags inside with the aluminum bag outside.

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