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Berberis Vulgaris (Barberry Root Bark)

Barberry root bark is an interesting supplement that many people take. It is part of the berberis vulgaris tree, which has fruit known as the mountain grape, the Pepperidge, the berberry, and the common grape. As suggested by this supplementís name, barberry root bark is taken from the root of the berberis vulgaris tree, and has been used as a folk remedy for a number of disorders (especially digestive orders) for much of human history.

Here are some of the most common uses of Barberry root bark:

Research studies suggest that barberry root barkís properties can help with a number of bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic infections in the digestive system (specifically the colon), most of which are the reason(s) behind constipation and/or diarrhea.

If you are suffering from indigestion, you can take the extract from the barberry root bark and put it in a tea. The bitter taste of this root can help with digestion.

If you are having issues with your liver and/or gallbladder (including gall stones) you may end up using barberry root bark extract as part of your regimen to fix those problems.

Some studies suggest that barberry root bark may play a role in fighting many of the bacteria that cause urinary tract infections (UTIís); other studies suggest that the fruits of the berberis vulgaris tree may do better at this than the root.

Native Americans used the barberry root bark extract as a topical solution to help with inflammation and infection of the skin. Some people have found that it is an effective topical solution for psoriasis as well.

If you would like more information about barberry root bark, its benefits, and its uses, we have provided these links for you to check out:

http://altmedicine.about.com/od/herbsupplementguide/a/barberry.htm

http://www.livestrong.com/article/379248-barberry-root-uses-dosage/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berberis
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