JustIngredients Trade Gentian Root
JustIngredients Trade Gentian Root

Gentian Root

Product Code: 09GE

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Must be infused in boiling water prior to consumption.

See product specification for further details.


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.

For ingredient and allergen information, please see the product specification, available to download from the technical tab


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

JustIngredients Limited supplies a range of products that are internationally sourced from approved suppliers. Information is gathered from all suppliers to enhance knowledge of the product and supplier handling procedures.

The following products which are or contain allergens may be handled by approved suppliers on behalf of JustIngredients Limited; Cereals containing gluten (wheat, rye, barley, oats, spelt, kamut and their hybrid strains), Peanuts, Soybeans, Nuts, Celery, Mustard, Milk and dairy products, Sesame seeds, Products containing sulphur dioxide and sulphites at concentrations of more than 10mg/kg or 10mg/litre expressed as sulphur dioxide.

Handling procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of allergens being present, however no guarantees are given that our ingredients are totally free of traces in the products supplied. If in doubt, please email technical@justingredients.co.uk.

Delivery Information

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