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Bitter herbs are a category of herbs that both have a bitter taste and are reported to have healthful digestive properties.
Bitters stimulate the bitter receptors at the back of the tongue, which leads to the triggering of a numer of reflex actions, including the stimulation of digestive juices. 
Common bitter herbs include Barberry, Boneset, Chamomile, Dandelion, Gentian, Goldenseal, Hop, Horehound, Mugwort, Rue, Southernwood, Tansy, Wormwood leaves and Yarrow flowers (Achillea millefolium).  
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