Gentiana lutea: Quiz

Question 1: Extracts of gentian root can be found in the American ________ Moxie, and are attributed to its unique flavor.
MilkSoft drinkCoca-ColaUnited Kingdom

Question 2: It was also considered one of the best fortifiers of the human system, stimulating the liver, gall bladder and ________, and was thought to be an excellent tonic to combine with a purgative in order to prevent its debilitating effects.
Endocrine systemDigestionImmune systemStomach

Question 3: The bitter principles of gentian root are secoiridoid ________ amarogentin and gentiopicrin.

Question 4: The ________ are yellow, with the corolla separated nearly to the base into 5-7 narrow petals.
Flowering plantFruitSeedFlower

Question 5: The ________ parts are the dried, underground parts of the plant and the fresh, above-ground parts.
MedicineSurgeryPhysicianSpecialty (medicine)

Question 6: Gentiana lutea (Great Yellow Gentian) is a species of gentian native to the mountains of central and southern ________.
Western EuropeBalkansEastern EuropeEurope

Question 7: The root is anthelmintic, ________, antiseptic, bitter tonic, cholagogue, emmenagogue, febrifuge, refrigerant and stomachic.
AnalgesicAnxiolyticNon-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugAnti-inflammatory

Question 8: Before the introduction of hops, Gentian, with many other bitter herbs, was used occasionally in ________.
EthanolBrewingAlcoholic beverageBeer

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