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Gentian Extract

Product Name Gentian Extract
Active Ingredients Gentianine, Gentiopicroside, Secoiridoids, Xantones, Flavonoids
CAS Number Gentianine: 464-92-6

Gentiopicroside: 20831-76-9


Molecular Formula

Gentianine: C15H20N20

Gentiopicroside: C16H20O10


Molecular Weight

Gentianine: 248.33 g/mol

Gentiopicroside: 372.32 g/mol

Applications Personal Care, Dietary Supplements, Functional Foods, Animal Nutrition, etc.
Package 1kg,5kg/bag, 25kg/drum


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Gentian Extract

What Is Gentian Extract ?

Gentian extract is harvested from the roots or aerial parts of plants from the Gentiana genus, primarily Gentiana lutea. It is valued for its digestive and therapeutic properties. The bioactive compounds present in the plant are often extracted for their potential health benefits. These bioactive compounds include Gentianine, Gentiopicroside, Secoiridoids, Xanthones, and Flavonoids. It is commonly used as a dietary supplement and herbal remedy for improved digestion, liver support, and relieving gastrointestinal discomfort

Active Ingredient In Gentian Extract

Gentian extract contains various active ingredients that contribute to its therapeutic properties. These include gentianine, gentiopicroside, secoiridoids, xanthones, and flavonoids. Components such as secoiridoids and xanthones are complex mixtures of various components. As a result, they do not have standardized CAS numbers, molecular formulas, or weight. They are identified and characterized by their biological activities and chemical profiles instead.

Bulk Gentian Powdered Extract Specification Sheet


Plant (Botanical) Extract


Fine granular dark color powder


95% to 98%


Kosher, Halal, GMP, etc.

Active Ingredient

Gentianine, Gentiopicroside, Secoiridoids, Xantones, Flavonoids

Test Methods


MOQ (minimum order quantity)



Available (10-20g/bag)

OEM Service

Available, such as capsules, tablets, pills, etc.

ODM Service


Private Label


Contract Manufacturing


Gentian Extract Benefits & Nutrition 

  1. Supports Digestive Health: It has been used to stimulate appetite and improve digestion. Its bitter compounds, such as gentiopicroside and gentianine, help stimulate digestive secretions and promote healthy digestion. It is also used to relieve gastrointestinal discomfort.
  2. Supports Liver Health:Compounds like gentiopicroside and secoiridoids help protect liver cells from damage and support detoxification processes.
  3. Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant: Compounds found in gentian extracts, such as secoiridoids, xanthones, flavonoids, and phenolic acids, exhibit anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

 Applications and Uses

  1. Digestive Health: It is widely used in dietary supplements to support digestive health. Its bitter compounds stimulate digestive secretion and improve appetite and digestion.
  2. Appetite stimulation:The bitter taste of gentian extract helps stimulate appetite and enhance the enjoyment of food. It is often used in culinary applications, such as bitters and herbal liqueurs, to add flavor and promote digestion before or after meals.
  3. Digestive Aids:It is a common ingredient in digestive aids and herbal remedies that promote healthy digestion and relieve bloating, gas, and nausea, which makes it a good ingredient for formulations such as herbal tonics and digestive health supplements.
  4. Beverage additive:It is used as a beverage additive in the industry to impart a bitter taste and enhance the flavor profile of various products, including alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, and the like.

Does Gentian Extract Have Side Effects?

  1. Gastrointestinal upset: When consumed in large doses, it may cause stomach upset, nausea, and other gastrointestinal discomfort, particularly for sensitive individuals.
  2. Allergic reactions: In rare cases, allergic reactions to gentian extract may occur. Symptoms may include itching, rashes, swelling or difficulty in breathing.
  3. Interactions with medicines:Bioactive compounds present in the gentian extract may react when consumed with other medicines or supplements.

Special Precautions and Warnings

  1. Dosage: While it is generally safe to consume, excessive usage above the recommended dosage is harmful.
  2. Allergy:In rare cases, allergic reactions to gentian extract may occur. Symptoms may include itching, rashes, swelling or difficulty in breathing.
  3. Digestive disorders: Individuals with gastrointestinal conditions such as ulcers or gastritis may experience increased discomfort when consuming gentian extract.
  4. Interaction with medicines: Bioactive compounds present in the gentian extract may react when consumed with other medicines or supplements.
  5. Pregnancy and breastfeeding: There is limited research data on the safety of gentian extract during pregnancy and breastfeeding. It is safer to avoid using gentian extract during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Is Gentian Extract Safe to Consume?

Gentian extract is generally safe for most people when consumed in appropriate amounts and used responsibly. But it is not recommended to consume the extract as it is or as a standalone product.

Gentian Extract Powder Dosage: Guidelines for Optimal Use

There are no clinical studies to substantiate the following dosage recommendation, but consuming 1 to 4 g per day should be safe.

How Does Gentian Extract Contribute to  Stomach Acid Levels?

Gentian extract stimulates the production of stomach acid, which can help improve digestion by enhancing the absorption of nutrients when breaking down food.

Is It FDA-Approved?

Gentian extract itself is not specifically FDA-approved as a standalone ingredient. However, it is recognized as generally safe for food and beverages and is commonly used as an herbal remedy and dietary supplement.

Where to Find a Reliable Botanical Extract Distributor at Competitive Prices?

Introducing Nutri Avenue’s new product, Gentian powdered extract! Our company offers premium quality supplement ingredients at a competitive wholesale price. With five conveniently placed warehouses across the US with flexible shipping options. We offer thoroughly tested samples for safety, potency, and quality. As an FDA-registered company, we ensure that our products are compliant with regulatory requirements.

For orders and information, contact us at or 423-393-7690

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