Overview

Centaury is an herb. People dry the parts that grow above the ground and use them as medicine.

Centaury is used for kidney damage in people with diabetes (diabetic nephropathy), loss of appetite (anorexia), and indigestion (dyspepsia), but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

In food and beverages, centaury is used as a flavoring.

How does it work ?

Centaury contains chemicals that might reduce inflammation.

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