Gentian (Gentiana cruciata) is a herbaceous perennial plant of the genus Tintyava. Low growing in tufts. The leaves are oblong or elliptical, dark green, glossy, with a clear zhilkuvane. The colors are dark blue or blue-purple, and are grouped in the top part of the leaves. It blooms from June to October.
Gentiana has healing properties - used for gastritis, colitis, liver disease, anemia, jaudice.