Gentian Root, Loose Herbal Tea
Referred to as one of the most bitter of the bitter, genitan Root grows in mountainous regions throughout the world and takes 7 to 10 growing seasons to mature. Used as the executive flavor in vermouth, this herb has been used for more than 2,000 years, primarily in digestive bitters and teas.
BOTANICAL NAME: Gentiana lutea L.
FORM: Cut & Sifted
PLANT PART: Root
To prepare as a tea, pour 8 oz. boiling water over 1 tsp. of herb. Cover and steep 3-5 minutes, strain and serve immediately.
Safety Guideline: Not to be used by persons with ulcers or when stomach irritation or inflammation is present.