Powerful effects on blood sugar, cholesterol, heart disease and cancer
Berberine is an alkaloid derived from various plants including Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis), Oregon grape (Berberis aquifolium), Barberry (Berberis vulgaris), Chinese Goldenthread (Coptis) and other plants. It has a bright yellow color.
Actions of Berberine:
Broad-spectrum anti-microbial: (1-6, 60)
Berberine has been found to be an effective against:
- Candida (multiple species)
- E. coli
- Salmonella typhi
- Entamoeba histolytica
- Staphylococcus aureus
- Streptococcus sanguis
- Pseudomonas aeruginosa
- Helicobacter pylori
- other Gram-positive bacteria and fungi
- Some studies suggest that goldenseal may also be effective against viruses, fungi, protozoans, helminths (worms) and MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus
Blood sugar regulation / diabetes type II. Some studies have shown that berberine lowers blood sugar as effectively as the diabetes drug metformin. (7-18)
Cholesterol-lowering effects. Studies show lipid-lowering effects on total cholesterol, triglyceride and LDL cholesterol. (19-26)
Cardic effects. Berbeine has been found to have anti-arrhythmic effects and may also be useful for CHF (congestive heart failure). (27-34)
Anti-cancer effects. Berberine has been found to have anti-neoplastic effects against a wide variety of cancer cell types including brain, bladder, breast, bone, colon, liver, lung, prostate, skin cancer and leukemia. (35-59)
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