Swertia chirata MT is useful remedy in both acute and chronic malarial fevers. It is an excellent remedy in chronic fevers and liver troubles after fever has stopped particularly because it does not bring on constipation. It is also with great advantage in warding off debility after fevers. Its therapeutic properties can be perceived also in catarrhs, leprosy and some skin diseases. It has been reported for its antihelmintic, hypoglycemic and antipyretic properties.
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