Scientific name: Berberis vulgaris L.
Generic name: Berberidis fructus
English names: Barberry, common barberry, Pipperidage, Berberry.
Farsi names: Zereshk.
Arabic names: Oghdeh, Anbar baris, oodo al-rih.
Plant family: Berberidaceae.
Organs Used: Fruit.
Type of active substance: The stem, root bark, and fruit of barberry contain chemicals called isoquinoline alkaloids (berberine is a type of isoquinoline alkaloid), which are the main active ingredients of barberry.
Barberry health benefits: Used barberry in the treatment of diarrhea, stomach upset and fever. In Iran it is popularly used to treat liver and gall bladder disorders. Tea made from barberry are said to have a soothing effect and also used to treat heartburn. It is also used to treat fever and lung infections. It is also used as an Antifungal and Anti-inflammatory substance to treat inflammation around the privates and the urinary tract. Nasal related issues such as Bronchitis, nasal congestion, sore throat also used the Barberry as a remedial factor.
Geographic Distribution: Barberry is indigenous to the central and southern Europe, the northeastern region of the United States and in South Asia including the northern area of Pakistan. There are five species of this plant in Iran and exclusively growing in the northern, eastern, and south eastern highlands of Iran (Alborz, Qaradagh in Azerbaijan, Mountains of Khorasan, Barez Mountain in Kerman).
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