||Flavors, curing peptic and duodenal ulcers, Prevention of cold symptoms, Antiseptic and blood purifier, Strengthen the heart, Appetizer
||Barberry is effective in easing infection and inflammation of the urinary, respiratory, and gastrointestinal tracts. Common health problems like sinusitis, nasal congestion, sore throat, bronchitis, and candida infections are easily treatable with Barberry. Skin conditions like psoriasis can also be treated with the help of Barberry extracts.
Experts consider Barberry an effective treatment for diarrhea, including diarrhea caused by food poisoning.
Barberry is also good for maintaining eye health because of its high concentration of berberine. It is also used to treat conjunctivitis.
The chemical berberine stimulates the white blood cells in the body that kill disease-causing organisms, thereby boosting overall immunity.
The use of Barberry as a liver tonic is also well known.
Barberry is an effective natural treatment for problems like stomach upsets, heartburn, gastritis, ulcers, and ulcerative bowel problems. It also acts as an appetite stimulant. In problems like renal colic, Barberry helps in easing the soreness and burning caused by this condition.
Barberry is useful in correcting irregularities in menstrual periods, anemia, as well as treating vaginitis. It can even help correct problems related to gout.
People suffering from ventricular heart defects can also benefit from Barberry. This herb has the capacity to increase the blood supply in the body, which is very helpful to these patients.
It helps in lowering blood pressure by enlarging the blood vessels in hypertension patients.
Chemotherapy and radiation treatments in many cases result in white blood cell depression in the body, which is correctable with Barberry.
||Barberry is used in health, cosmetic and food industries.
In recent years in order to make industrial use of Barberry, much research has been conducted on preparing different products such as beverages, sauce, jelly, candy, pastilles, colored edible powder etc. from Barberry.Also Homeopathic medicine Berberis Vulgaris is well known for its great action in treating stones in the kidney and urinary tract.
||“Zereshk” is the Persian name for the dried fruit of Berberis Vulgaris (Barberry), which are widely cultivated in Iran. Iran is the largest producer of Barberry and “saffron” in the world. Barberry and “saffron” are produced on the same land and the harvest is at the same time.
The South Khorasan province in Iran is the main area of Barberry and saffron production in the world. Barberry cultivation in Iran is concentrated in the South Khorasan province, especially around Birjand and Qaen. According to evidence, the cultivation of seedless Barberry in South Khorasan goes back to two hundred years ago.
||The fruit, root bark, and stem of Barberry contain chemical like proto-berberin alkaloids and isoquinoline that are effective in treating a number of ailments. Barberry is also a rich source of B vitamins like thiamine and minerals like zinc.
Research has established that the active alkaloids in Barberry belong to the isoquinoline family. They are berberine, berbamine, oxyacanthine, bervulcine, columbamine, isotetrandrine, jatrorrhizine, magnoflorine, and vulvracine. Other components include resin, tannin, and chelidonic acid, among others.