Gentian Root

Product Code: 09GE

Availability: In stock

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Excl. VAT: £14.31 Incl. VAT: £17.17
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25 Special
Excl. VAT: £46.60 Incl. VAT: £55.92
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Important Information

Must be infused in boiling water prior to consumption.


Product: Gentian Root

Latin Name: Gentiana lutea syn. Asterias hybrid, Asterias lutea, Coilantha biloba, Gentiana major.

Plant Family: Gentianaceae

Other Names: Yellow Gentian, Bitter Root, Bitterwort, Centiyane, Gall Weed, Gentiane, Gentiane Jaune, Racine Amère, Stemless Gentian, Wild Gentian & Genciana.

Description: Gentian is a herbaceous perennial plant, native to the Alps and southern and central Europe. It reached a height of between 1–2 metres and has broad lanceolate leaves that are 10–30 cm in length. Whorls of yellow flowers sit above the leaf nodes and occur up the stem at periodic intervals.

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The root is very bitter and was used when brewing beers to add a bitter flavour before the use of hops; gentian root is also a chief ingredient in Angostura bitters. The root is also used in the cosmetic industry.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

Technical Information

Product Specification

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Allergen Statement

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