There are different types of gentian, here we will speak about yellow gentian. Gentian stimulates the digestive functions, has diuretic properties, is a tonic for the body and is a remedy against fever and infections by increasing white blood cells.
Herbal tea against infections
In case of high fever prepare a herbal tea by taking 10 pinches of dry flowers, leave them to brew in one liter of water for 10 minutes. Drink it every three hours.
Decoction with roots
Boil a piece of 3-4 cm root in a cup of water for 5 minutes. Drink in the morning before breakfast in case of lack of appetite, in order to regulate the intestine or if you are tired because of the heat.
Mother tincture for digestion
In case of poor digestion, especially caused by stress or a high fat meal, try the gentian mother tincture. Take 20 drops without food 2-3 times a day.