Chirata

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What other names is Chirata known by?

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.

What is Chirata?

Chirata is an herb. People use the above ground parts to make medicine.

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  • Fever, malaria, constipation, worm infestations, upset stomach, loss of appetite, skin diseases, and cancer.

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