Berberis Formula, 180 capsules

Berberis Formula, 180 capsules

Berberis Formula, 180 capsules

Brand Genestra
Unit Size 180 vegetarian capsules
Dosage Adults: Take two capsules two times daily away from meals or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner.
Properties Guaranteed to contain no added wheat, starch, yeast, gluten, corn, soy, sodium, sugar, artificial coloring or flavoring, antimicrobial preservatives, dairy or animal products. Safety-sealed for your protection and for product freshness. Do not use if outer seal is missing or broken.
Contraindications If you are pregnant or breastfeeding do not use. If you have a kidney disorder or blood pressure problems, consult your healthcare practitioner prior to use. If symptoms persist or worsen, consult your healthcare practitioner. Consumption with alcohol, other medications and/or natural health products with sedative properties is not recommended. The capsules are made from 100% pure vegetable sources, free of preservatives and additives.
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Product overview: Complex botanical formulation in vegetable capsules • With Barberry and Goldenseal Ideal for vegans • Convenient capsule format increases patient compliance Berberis Formula combines standardized extracts with the roots of the herbs to ensure a high alkaloid content. Berberis Formula is a unique combination of synergistic herbs and the capsules are 100% pure vegetable-sourced. Additional product info: Goldenseal (dried root and rhizome) at 0.6-3 grams per day is traditionally used in Herbal Medicine to help alleviate infectious and inflammatory conditions of the digestive tract such as gastritis, as a bitter to aid digestion, as a bitter to increase appetite, to help relieve digestive disturbances such as dyspepsia and as a mild laxative (1).* To evaluate the antisecretory activity of berberine sulfate (BS), 165 adult patients with acute diarrhea due to enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) and Vibrio cholerae were studied in randomized controlled trials. In patients with ETEC diarrhea who received 400 mg of BS in a single oral dose, the mean stool volumes were significantly less than those of the controls during three consecutive 8-hr periods after treatment. At 24 hr after treatment, significantly more patients who were treated with BS and had ETEC diarrhea stopped having diarrhea as compared with the controls. In patients with cholera who received 400 mg of BS, the mean 8-hr stool volume during the second 8-hr period after treatment declined to 2.22 liters, which was significantly less than the 2.79 liters found in the controls. These results indicated that BS is an effective and safe antisecretory treatment for ETEC diarrhea, whereas the activity against cholera is slight and not additive with tetracycline (2).* References: 1. NHPD Monograph on Goldenseal-Oral. January 2010. 2. Rabbani GH, Butler T, Knight J, Sanyal SC, Alam K. Randomized controlled trial of berberine sulfate therapy for diarrhea due to enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli and Vibrio cholerae. J Infect Dis. 1987 May;155(5):979-84. Abstract*


Supplement Facts

Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings per Container: 180

Each Capsule Contains 

Barberry (Berberis vulgaris) Root Extract (4:1) - 200 mg
  800 mg Dried Equivalent 

Oregon Grape (Mahonia aquifolium) Root Extract (4:1) - 200 mg
  800 mg Dried Equivalent 

Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis) Root
  Std. Extract (5% Alkaloids) - 50 mg

Barberry (Berberis vulgaris) Root - 25 mg

Oregon Grape (Mahonia aquifolium) Root - 25 mg

Other Ingredients:  Cellulose, hypromellose, silica

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