Gentian Altai (large-flowered)

GENTIA ALTAI (large-flowered)


Perennial herbaceous plant with a creeping branched rhizome and numerous low stems (up to 4-5 cm), at the base of which are rosettes of basal lanceolate leaves. The flowers are large (up to 5-6 cm), goblet, dark blue, located at the tops of the stems.

Distributed in the Baikal and Transbaikalia, in Altai.

It is used in Tibetan medicine, where it is included in complex collections (compositions) of tonic and anti-sclerotic drugs.

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