Ingredients Glossary

Barberry

BarberryBotanical name: Berberis vulgaris

Alternative Names
European barberry
Sowberry

Berberine, a constituent of Barberry, has been used in Europe, India, Asia, and the Middle East for hundreds of years.
Barberry bark and root bark and Barberry root contain alkaloids.

The main alkaloid is berberine.

Functions:
Barberry root is used to support the gastrointestinal tract, liver, gallbladder, kidney and urinary tract.
Barberry stem bark is used orally to help maintain the functionality of the digestive system.

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