CHIRATA other names: Bitter Stick, Bitterstick, Chirayta, Chiretta, Chirette, Chirette des Indes, East Indian Balmony, Genciana de la India, Gentiana chirata, Gentiana chirayita, Indian Bolonong, Indian Gentian, Kairata, Kirata, Swertia chirata, Swertia chirayita, Yin Du Zhang Ya Cai.
? May help remove toxins from the body.It is considered to have anti inflammatory properties.
? It may support healthy immunity.
? It contains glycosides which may support healthy liver functions.
? Is used for fever, constipation, upset stomach, loss of appetite, intestinal worms, skin diseases, and cancer.
? Some people use it as “a bitter tonic”.
In India, it has been used for malaria, when combined with the seeds of divi-divi (Guilandina bonducella).
Chirata contains a chemical that may help reduce swelling (inflammation) and might also fight malaria.
Chirata is an herb. People use the parts that grow above the ground to make medicine.
* Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking chirata if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use or consume Herbal Products under advice of the Healthcare Practitioner.
* Diabetes. Chirata might lower blood sugar levels in some people. Watch for signs of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and monitor your blood sugar carefully if you have diabetes and use chirata as a medicine.
* Intestinal (duodenal) ulcers: Chirata can make ulcers in the intestine worse.
* Surgery. Chirata might lower blood sugar. In theory, chirata might interfere with blood sugar control during and after surgical procedures. Stop using chirata as a medicine at least two weeks before a scheduled surgery.
Direction for use :
Take 3 gms powder, 1 to 2 times a day or as advised by the physician.
Store in a cool dry place. Keep out of reach of children. Protect from sunlight.