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Swertia chirayita: a traditional herb and its medicinal uses.

@article{Kumar2010SwertiaCA,
  title={Swertia chirayita: a traditional herb and its medicinal uses.},
  author={K. S. Kumar and D. Bhowmik and Chiranjib and Biswajit and M. Chandira},
  journal={Journal of chemical and pharmaceutical research},
  year={2010},
  volume={2},
  pages={262-266}
}
Chirayata is an excellent remedy for strengthening the stomach and promoting its action. It is used in the treatment of dyspepsia and diarrhea. Ch iretta stimulates the digestion and helps to normalize blood sugar, which makes it useful for di abetics. Studies with animals suggest that this herb reduces the sugar levels only when they are hi gh, which lowers the risk of hypoglycemia. The bitterness of the herb stimulates saliva and ga stric juices, which help stop nausea, bloating, indigestion… Expand
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