Berberine is an alkaloid that is present in a number of plants, including Berberis vulgaris (barberry), Berberis aristata (tree turmeric), Berberis aquifolium (Oregon grape), Hydrastis canadensis (goldenseal), and Coptis chinensis (goldthread). This important plant extract demonstrates important benefits for glucose metabolism, maintenance of healthy lipid levels, insulin sensitivity, cardiac support, weight management, gastrointestinal health, immune modulation, and cognitive support.
Medicinal Ingredients: Each vegetarian capsule contains:
Berberine hydrochloride (Indian Barberry) (Berberis aristata)
Non-medicinal ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, l-leucine, and silicon dioxide in a hypromellose capsule.
Adults: Take 1 capsule twice daily or as recommended by a health-care practitioner. For use beyond 3 months, consult a health-care practitioner.
Caution: Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. If symptoms persist or worsen, consult a health-care practitioner. May cause gastrointestinal discomfort such as constipation, vomiting, abdominal pain or diarrhea, in which case discontinue use and consult a health-care practitioner. Consult a health-care practitioner prior to use if you have diabetes, cardiovascular disease, liver or kidney disease, or leucopenia, hypoglycemia or hypotension, or if you have gallstones; or if you are taking prescription medications as berberine may alter their effectiveness.