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Berberis aristata  DC.

   

Botanical Name

:

Berberis aristata DC.

English Name

:

Indian Barberry and Turmeric Tree

Synonym(s)

:

Berberis coriaria (Lindl.), Berberis chitria (Hort.), Berberis tinctoria, Leschen.

Family

:

Berberidaceae

 

General Info

Description

An evergreen thorny shrub reaching as high as 8 ft with yellow wood and thin, brittle, pale and yellowish-gray bark. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by insects.

Herb Effects

Anticancer, hypoglycemic, antiinflammatory and stimulates the cardiovascular system (root); antiamoebic, antibacterial, anticoagulant and hypotensive (root bark); diaphoretic, laxative, antipyretic, antiseptic, aids in opening the natural ducts and pores.

Links

Berberis aristata
Herbal Monograph
Plants for a Future
Tattvas's Herbs

Chemistry

Active Ingredients

Berberine, berberine chlorides, palmative chloride, berbamine, pendulin, aromoline, oxyacanthine, oxyberberine, karachine and taxilamine (root bark).

Chemistry of Active Ingredients
Product Categories

Name

CAS#

IUPAC Name

Formula

Structure

Product Categories
Berberine 633-65-8 Not Available C20H18NO4+ Click Here To Enlarge
Berbamine Not Available Not Available C37H40N2O6 Click Here To Enlarge
Aromoline 519-53-9 Not Available C36H38N2O6 Click Here To Enlarge
Oxyacanthine 62018-86-4 Not Available C37H40N2O6 Click Here To Enlarge
Oxyberberine 549-21-3 Not Available C20H17NO5 Click Here To Enlarge

Pharmacology

Medicinal Use

Jaundice, diarrhea and skin diseases (root bark juice); sporadic fever and malaria (root bark decoction); in amenorrhea, menorrhagia and leucorrhea (root bark); hemorrhoids, eye and stomach maladies, cholera, stimulating the secretion of gastric juices.

Contraindication

Standardized Barberry extracts can cause stomach upset and should be used for no more than 2 weeks at a time. Exceeding berberine intake could cause lethargy, nose bleed, skin and eye irritation, and kidney irritation. Barberry should not be used by young children, particularly infants, pregnant or nursing women, or those with severe liver or kidney disease. If you are taking Doxycycline or Tetracycline, consult with your physician before taking Barberry.

Reference

Sharma, Classical Uses of Medicinal Plants.


Chandel et al., Biodiversity in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants in India.

Grieve M. A Modern Herbal 1931 (www.botanical.com).

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