Sample of Yellow Gentian, bitter root. The root is used as a tonic in the north of India for many purposes including: medicinal, appetite stimulant, poison antidote, tonic, febrifuge, emmenagogue, anthelmintic and antiseptic. Collected by T.N. Mukharji.

Physical Description

Clear glass bottle, cylindrical in shape with a glass stopper, containing small sections of root. Mercury chloride pesticide residues have been detected on this collection.

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