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Botanical Name The botanical name of Kiratatikta is Swertia chirayita.
Family Gentianaceae.
Origin Himalayas, Kashmir ,Bhutan,Nepal and Myanmar.
Description Kiratatikta is a herbaceous plant that grows up to 1.5 meters in height. It has lance-shaped leaves and small, yellowish-green flowers that grow in clusters at the end of the stem.
Parts Used The whole plant is used for medicinal purposes.
Dose The recommended dose varies depending on the form in which it is consumed.