The antihypertensive and vasodilator effects of aqueous extract from Berberis vulgaris
fruit on hypertensive rats.
Aquous extract of dried fruit of Berberis vulgaris
In vitro inhibitory effect of Berberis vulgaris
(Berberidaceae) and its main component, Berberine against different Leishmania species.
Abbasi, "Some physicochemical properties of Iranian native barberry fruits (abi and poloei): Berberis integerrima and Berberis vulgaris
," Journal of Food and Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol.
Berberis is a large genus which belongs to the family Berberidaceae and includes over 400 species, such as Berberis aquifolium (Oregon grape), Berberis aristata (Indian barberry), Berberis thunbergii (red barberry), Berberis vulgaris
(barberry) and Berberis orthobotrys (named "ishkeen" in Pakistan).
Whilst related to another barberry species, Berberis vulgaris
, comparisons between the two species report differences in chemical make-up such as higher total phenolic and anthocyanin content in the fresh fruits of B.
fruits are essential components of human nutrition.
The monographs are focused on 'important' poisonous and mind altering plants, which include the commonly used Hypericum perforatum, Aesclus hippocastinum, Mahonia aquifolium, Piper methisticum and Berberis vulgaris
Mahonia aquifolium), Berberis vulgaris
, Coptis chinensis (and some other Coptis spp.
Berberine is identified as an active component in the roots, rhizome, and stem bark of Berberis vulgaris
(barberry), Berberis aguifolium (Oregon grape), Berberis aristata (tree turmeric), and Tinospora cordifolia (Craig, 1999).
Total Berberis vulgaris
1:2 20 mL Matricaria recutita 1:2 20 mL Echinacea root blend 1:2 25 mL Hydrastic canadensis 1:3 15 mL Althea officinalis 1:5 20 mL TOTAL 100 mL Dose 5 mL twice daily for the first week, thereafter 7.