Ingredient Type: Botanical
Also Known As: Berberis vulgaris, European barberry, Vinetteier
Barberry is a shrub found primarily in Europe, North Africa, and temperate Asia. Its bark, fruit, and root are used in herbal medicine. It has been used traditionally as a bitter to support digestion and soothe the skin.
Barberry is often used in health supplements today for liver and intestinal support.
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In the meantime see the Penn State Hershey Health Information Library entry for barberry, the Michigan Medicine Health Library entry for barberry, or the WebMD entry for European barberry for more information.