Centaurium is well known to herbalists as a ‘stomach bitter’ – one of the classes of herbs with bitter taste and used to aid digestion. For these herbs, it is important to taste the bitterness – and because of this, it is better to use herbs such as Centaurium as a tincture taken 30 minutes before meals.
Tincture of Centaurium umbellatum (Centaury) herb, extracted in alcohol (66%V/V)
Directions for use:
Adults: 10 – 15 drops three times daily in a little water, before meals.
Children: (2 – 12 years): One drop per year of age 3 times daily before meals, in a little water.