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Barberry Root

Barberry Root

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USDA Organic | Kosher Certified

Contains 1 oz of Barberry Root

Common Names: Berberis, common or European barberry, sowberry, jaundice berry, pipperidge bush, sour spine

Botanical Name: Berberis vulgaris

Origin: Croatia

Parts Used: Root

Key Constituents: Isoquinoline alkaloids, Flavanoids, Tannins, Phenolic compounds, Triterpenes, Sterols, Flavenols

Taste: Very bitter

Energy: Drying, Cold

 


Safety concerns: Generally considered safe when administered orally within the recommended dosages.  Some studies have shown the main alkaloid, berberine, to have toxic effects - however, very large amounts would need to be consumed to activate the toxic effects due to the poor bioavailability of the alkaloid (less than 1%).

 

*THESE CLAIMS HAVE NOT BEEN VERIFIED BY THE FDA. THIS PRODUCT IS NOT INTENDED TO TREAT, DIAGNOSE, OR CURE ANY DISEASE OR ILLNESS.*