Barberry Root Bark Powder, Wild Crafted

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Powdered barberry root bark is taken as a dietary supplement in capsule form. It can also be used topically when added to herbal liniment or prepared as a poultice.

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approximate cups to one pound6
active compoundsresin, tannin, chelidonic acid, alkaloids including berberine, berbamine, berberrubine, bervulcine, columbamine, isotetrandrine, jatrorrhizine, magnoflorine, oxyacanthine, vulvracine.
plant part usedstems of the root and bark
why buy powdered barberry root?Powdered barberry root bark is convenient to encapsulate.

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsStore in an airtight container away from direct heat, light and moisture.
appearance & aromaGolden toned, mild aroma.


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cosmeticPowdered barberry root bark is infused in hot water, alcohol or oil for use in making skin salves and ointments.
culinaryUsed in tea blends, usually in combination with other herbs.
wellnessUsually encapsulated, sometimes in combination with powdered goldenseal or Oregon grape root.

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flavor profile

barberry bark powder

Slightly bitter flavor.

what else you should know

barberry bark powder

Barberry has been used for more than 2,000 years for food and medicine. In Europe, the bitter and acidic fruit is made into jams, jellies, pies and tarts. In Russia, the fruit is used to make a candy appropriately named Barberis.

The root of this perennial shrub has a long history of use in traditional systems of healing that probably began in the Mediterranean region with the ancient Egyptians. For centuries, the herb has been used to support immune function and for a variety of more specific purposes throughout Europe, most notably in eastern regions.

From a nutritional standpoint, barberry root bark is a good source of vitamin C, thiamine, lutein, beta-carotene, zeaxanthin, chromium and zinc.

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This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

please be advised: 
Before making any changes to your diet you should always consult with your doctor,
especially if you are pregnant, nursing or have existing conditions.