Common Centaury helps digestion and heartburn

WikimediaImages’ photo on Pixabay.     Common Centaury is also a good asset to help in situations of lack of appetite or even anorexia.

Common Centaury (Erythaea Centaurium Pers)


Choleretic, cholagogue, detoxifier, digestive, healing, soothing, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory…


Start by putting two teaspoons of dry Common Centaury, for a few minutes, in a little cold water, in a cup. Then add water heated to 90°C (when the water starts to boil) and cover for 10 minutes. Once cooled, it is ready to be consumed (see here how to make an infusion).


  • Heartburns,
  • colic,
  • blood purification,
  • diabetes,
  • stomach,
  • lack of appetite (anorexia),
  • fever,
  • liver,
  • flatulence,
  • gout,
  • hepatitis,
  • jaundice,
  • cough,
  • gallbladder…


People with gastritis, gastrointestinal ulcers or acidosis because Common Centaury irritates the digestive tract. Each body is different, it is, therefore, important to be aware of any incompatibility, total or momentary, generated by its ingestion.

This text is an awareness. Depending on the season and the moment in which you are, it is up to each Being to feel whether he should consume this food. The dosage and frequency depend on the nature and physical condition of each Human Being.

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