chiretta


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chiretta (chēˑ·re·t),

n Latin name:
Swertia chirata; part used: whole plant; uses: in Ayurveda, balances tridosha (bitter, light, dry), hepatoprotection, antiulcer, CNS depressant, hypoglycemic, antiinflammatory, antimicrobial, appetite stimulant, nausea, tonic, liver conditions, asthma, bronchitis, malaria; precautions: none known. Also called
bhunimba, chirayita, kirat, or
kirata-tikta.
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Chiretta.