Boost Immune System

One of the most powerful plant alkaloids in Barberry bark is “berberine”. This phytonutrient is
responsible for many of its benefits. Berberine has been shown to stimulate the immune
system by activating the macrophages that devour harmful micro-organisms. It is naturally
antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal. The berries of the Barberry are naturally diuretic and
high in vitamin C. The diuretic action allows the body to flush out bacteria, whilst the vitamin C
content supports and boosts the immune system in its efforts to fight off infection.

Digestive Health

A healthy digestive system is the cornerstone of vibrant health, allowing the body to absorb
nutrients fully and to expel waste efficiently. The bitter alkaloids found in the barberry
stimulate and regulate the digestive system and aid in the secretion of bile, which is good for
liver health.
Berberine also acts as a mild purgative which makes Barberry highly effective for
Studies show that Barberry outperforms antibiotics cases of gastro-intestinal problems,
possibly due to its astringent effects. It has also been shown to clear up bacterial diarrhoea
without any negative side effects.


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