Berberis Formula contains Berberine which is indicated for parasitic, bacterial and viral infections, candidiasis, yeast, urinary tract and bladder infections, intestinal flu, streptococcus and staphylococcus.
In addition, it also has cholesterol normalizing effects. A recently published research study in the Journal of Nature Medicine, touted Berberine for its cholesterol lowering properties. The title of the study is "Berberine is a novel cholesterol-lowering drug working through a unique mechanism distinct from statins". Nature Medicine 10, 1344 - 1351 (2004)
Published online: 7 November 2004. Unlike statins, Berberine has no negative side effects on the liver, or libido.
This supplement combines standardized extracts with whole, fresh herbs to ensure the high alkaloid content of berberine, oxyacanthine and columbamine, known for their antibacterial, antiviral and antiparasitic properties.
Other ingredients: Cellulose, hypromellose, silica
Adults (19 years and older): Take one capsule two times daily with meals or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner. May take up to one week to produce beneficial effects.
Guaranteed to contain no added wheat, starch, yeast, gluten, corn, soy, sodium, sugar, artificial coloring or flavoring, antimicrobial preservatives, dairy or animal products. Ideal for vegans.
The capsules are made from 100% pure vegetable sources, free of preservatives and additives.
Caution: If you are pregnant or breastfeeding do not use. If you have a kidney disorder or blood pressure problems (may lower blood pressure), 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.
Discontinue use and consult your healthcare practitioner if the following symptoms occur: nausea, vomiting, drop in blood pressure and/or difficulty breathing. High dosages of berberine can depress respiration, stimulate intestinal smooth muscle and reduce bronchial constriction.
Quality Assurance: Safety-sealed for your protection and for product freshness. Do not use if outer seal is missing or broken. Store in a cool, dry place.