Swertia chirayita This herb is known mostly for its bitter taste caused by the presence of different bioactive compounds that are directly associated with human health welfare. The increasing high usage of , mostly the underground tissues, as well as the illegal overharvesting combined with habitat destruction resulted in a drastic reduction of its populations and has brought this plant to the verge of extinction.
The herb contains alkaloids, glycosides (swertiamarin, amarogentin, chiratol, gentiopicrin, swertanone, swerchirin, xanthones, palmitic acid, stearic acid, oleic acid, chiratanin and xanthone, to be specific) and most importantly, antioxidants.
Shipping - To ensure fresh & pure products are delivered at your doorstep, we procure these directly from the Local farmers/ Women's Self Help Groups in small batches. It therefore sometimes takes 7-21 days for the shipment to get delivered to you depending upon your location.