An alkaloid from Hydrastis canadensis L., Berberidaceae. It is also found in many other plants. It is relatively toxic parenterally, but has been used orally for various parasitic and fungal infections and as antidiarrheal.
A group of related plant alkaloids that contain the BERBERINE heterocyclic ring structure.
A plant genus of the family RANUNCULACEAE. Members contain BERBERINE and other isoquinoline ALKALOIDS.
A plant genus of the family RANUNCULACEAE. Members contain BERBERINE.
The state of weariness following a period of exertion, mental or physical, characterized by a decreased capacity for work and reduced efficiency to respond to stimuli.
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Organic nitrogenous bases. Many alkaloids of medical importance occur in the animal and vegetable kingdoms, and some have been synthesized. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Substances that reduce the growth or reproduction of BACTERIA.
An area approximately 1.5 millimeters in diameter within the macula lutea where the retina thins out greatly because of the oblique shifting of all layers except the pigment epithelium layer. It includes the sloping walls of the fovea (clivus) and contains a few rods in its periphery. In its center (foveola) are the cones most adapted to yield high visual acuity, each cone being connected to only one ganglion cell. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
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Time period from 2001 through 2100 of the common era.
An inorganic pyrophosphate which affects calcium metabolism in mammals. Abnormalities in its metabolism occur in some human diseases, notably HYPOPHOSPHATASIA and pseudogout (CHONDROCALCINOSIS).
Presence of calcium salts, especially calcium pyrophosphate, in the cartilaginous structures of one or more joints. When accompanied by attacks of goutlike symptoms, it is called pseudogout. (Dorland, 27th ed)
An agent that causes the production of physical defects in the developing embryo.
Inorganic compounds derived from hydrochloric acid that contain the Cl- ion.
Congenital abnormalities caused by medicinal substances or drugs of abuse given to or taken by the mother, or to which she is inadvertently exposed during the manufacture of such substances. The concept excludes abnormalities resulting from exposure to non-medicinal chemicals in the environment.
The Barberry plant family of the order Ranunculales, subclass Magnoliidae, class Magnoliopsida. The shrubs have spiny leaves.
Miscellaneous agents found useful in the symptomatic treatment of diarrhea. They have no effect on the agent(s) that cause diarrhea, but merely alleviate the condition.
Dried rhizome and roots of Piper methysticum, a shrub native to Oceania and known for its anti-anxiety and sedative properties. Heavy usage results in some adverse effects. It contains ALKALOIDS; LACTONES; kawain, methysticin, mucilage, STARCH, and yangonin. Kava is also the name of the pungent beverage prepared from the plant's roots.
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(-)-Stepholidine enhances K+ depolarization-induced activation of synaptosomal tyrosine 3-monooxygenase from rat striatum. (1/346)

AIM: To study the mechanism of K+ depolarization-induced activation of synaptosomal tyrosine 3-monooxygenase (TM) in rat striatum and the effect of (-)-stepholidine (SPD) on this activation. METHODS: The TM was assayed for DOPA by HPLC-ECD; the activities of Ca2+/calmodulin (CaM)-dependent protein kinase (PK II) and Ca2+/phosphoinositide-dependent protein kinase (PKC) were assayed using histidine as substrate. RESULTS: The incubation of striatal synaptosomes in K(+)-riched (60 mmol.L-1) medium resulted in a marked activation of TM. PKC inhibitor polymyxin B (PMB) completely blocked the activation of K+ 60 mmol.L-1 on TM. Selective D2 receptor agonist quinpirole (QP), Ca2+ removal from incubation medium and CaM antagonist W7 failed to affect the activation. However, SPD enhanced the activation of K+ 60 mmol.L-1 on TM. Meanwhile, the incubation in K+ 60 mmol.L-1 also activated PKC. Neither QP nor SPD affected K+ depolarization-induced activation of PKC. CONCLUSION: The activation of K+ depolarization on synaptosomal TM is enhanced by SPD and this activation is mediated by PKC rather than by PK II.  (+info)

Effects of berberine of L- and T-type calcium channels in guinea pig ventricular myocytes. (2/346)

AIM: To study the effects of berberine (Ber) on L-(ICa,L) and T-type (ICa,T) channels in isolated guinea pig ventricular myocytes. METHODS: Using whole cell patch-clamp recording technique. RESULTS: Ber 10, 30 mumol.L-1 inhibited the ICa, L from 1400 +/- 247 pA to 978 +/- 204 pA (n = 5 cells of 5 guinea pigs, P < 0.05), and to 664 +/- 179 pA (n = 5, P < 0.01), respectively. The inhibitory effect was concentration-dependent and non-frequency-dependent. The peak value of ICa,L in the current-voltage relationship was decreased. Ber affected the inactivation kinetics of ICa,L. The half activation potential (V0.5) was shifted from -27.8 mV to -34.2 mV and the slope factor (kappa) was changed from 9.22 into 13.03. Ber did not affect the activation kinetics. Ber 10 and 30 mumol.L-1 also inhibited ICa,T (from 154 +/- 80 pA to 101 +/- 78 pA, and to 48 +/- 45 pA, n = 8 cells of 5 guinea pigs, P < 0.05). CONCLUSION: Ber possessed blocking effects on both L- and T-type calcium channels.  (+info)

Enhancement of (-)-stepholidine on protein phosphorylation of a dopamine- and cAMP-regulated phosphoprotein in denervated striatum of oxidopamine-lesioned rats. (3/346)

AIM: To study effects of (-)-stepholidine (SPD) on the phosphorylation of a dopamine- and cAMP-regulated phosphoprotein (DARPP-32) in the striatum of oxidopamine-lesioned rats. METHODS: The amount of dephospho-DARPP-32 was measured by a back-phosphorylation assay. RESULTS: In the striatum of control rats, SPD per se had no effect on the phosphorylation of DARPP-32, but it antagonized the decrease by 28% of dephospho-DARPP-32 induced by the D1 agonist SK&F-38393. In the denervated striatum of oxidopamine-lesioned rats, SPD decreased the amount of dephospho-DARPP-32 by 44%. The effect of SPD was completely counteracted by the concomitant administration of the D1 antagonist Sch-23390. CONCLUSION: SPD exhibits D1 agonistic action on DARPP-32 phosphorylation in the denervated striatum of oxidopamine-lesioned rats, but it acts as a D1 antagonist in normal striatum.  (+info)

Differential inhibitory effects of protoberberines on sterol and chitin biosyntheses in Candida albicans. (4/346)

The anti-Candida potentials of 12 Korean medicinal plants were explored: methanol extracts from Coptis rhizoma and Phellodendron amurense caused significant inhibition of growth of Candida albicans, Candida glabrata, Candida krusei and Candida parapsilosis. The predominant active components of the extracts were the protoberberines berberine and palmatine; the most potent inhibition of growth was exhibited by berberine on C. krusei (MIC <4 mg/L) and palmatine on C. parapsilosis (MIC 16 mg/L). Both berberine and palmatine inhibited the in-vivo rate of incorporation of L-[methyl-14C]methionine into C-24 of ergosterol in C. albicans (50% inhibition concentration (IC50 values), 25 microM and 300 microM, respectively); this result suggests that sterol 24-methyl transferase (24-SMT) is one of the cellular targets for the antifungal activity of the protoberberines. In-vitro 24-SMT activity in microsomes from the yeast growth form of C. albicans was inhibited by both berberine (inhibition constant (Ki) 232 microM) and palmatine (Ki 257 microM) in a non-competitive manner; inhibition of 24-SMT was more marked for the mycelial form than for the yeast growth form of this organism. Palmatine inhibited chitin synthase from both the yeast and mycelial growth phases of C. albicans in a non-competitive manner (Ki 780 microM). The effects of protoberberines, extracted from established medicinal plants, on both sterol and cell wall biosyntheses in pathogenic fungi indicate that the potential of these compounds, or their semi-synthetic derivatives, as a novel class of antifungal agents should be investigated more fully.  (+info)

p-Chlorobenzyltetrahydroberberine inhibits vascular smooth muscle contractions caused by Ca2+. (5/346)

AIM: To investigate influences of p-chlorobenzyltetrahydroberberine (CPU-86017) and levothyroxin (Lev) on vascular smooth muscle (VSM) contractions by intracellular Ca2+ release and calcium entry. METHODS: Three kinds of contractions of rat thoracic aortic rings were used to compare suppression by CPU-86017, bepridil (Bep), verapamil (Ver), and nimodipine (Nim) in euthyroid- and Lev-induced hyperthyroidism rats. RESULTS: The IC50 of CPU-86017 on KCl-induced contractions of euthyroid and hyperthyroid VSM were 80 (36-179) and 121 (62-236) mumol.L-1, respectively. The potency of CPU-86017 was approximate to 1/10 of Bep and 1/100 of Ver and Nim. Suppressions of Ver and Nim on hyperthyroid VSM in Ca(2+)-free solution were greatly attenuated by -86% and -95%, respectively. Slight or no change in activity of CPU-86017 and Bep was found. Contractions on adding Ca2+ into Ca(2+)-free medium were suppressed by CPU-86017 and its potencies in euthyroid and hyperthyroid rats were not different. CONCLUSION: CPU-86017 is more potent to suppress Ca2+ entry than intracellular calcium mobilization and Lev enhances both.  (+info)

Effect of tetrahydropalmatine analogs on Fos expression induced by formalin-pain. (6/346)

AIM: To study the effect of tetrahydropalmatine (THP) analogs on Fos protein expression induced by formalin-pain and elucidate analgesic mechanism of THP analogs. METHODS: The pain response to Sprague Dawley rats was induced with formalin injected s.c. into the plantar surface of the right hindpaw. Fos protein expression in brain and spinal cord was investigated with immunohistochemistry. The numbers of Fos-like immunoreactive (FLI) neurons were counted with Leica Q570 image analyzer. RESULTS: In the groups of THP analogs and D2 antagonist spiperone, FLI neurons induced by intraperitoneal (i.p.) injection of THP analogs and spiperone were mainly located in the striatum and accumbens nucleus, and a few FLI neurons were also in sensorimotor cortex. In the D1 antagonist, D1 agonist, D2 agonist, saline and vehicle groups, FLI neurons were seldom seen in the striatum and accumbens nucleus. Moreover, the Fos protein expression induced by l-THP and spiperone could be prevented by the pre-treatment of the D2 agonist quinpirole but not D1 agonist SKF38393. In the formalin-pain group, FLI neurons were mainly distributed in ascending pain afferent system (APAS) and descending pain modulation system (DPMS). Following i.p. THP analogs, however, the numbers of FLI neurons induced by formalin-pain in the APAS, such as dorsal horn (mainly laminae I, II, IV-VI) were markedly decreased, while the numbers of FLI neurons in the DPMS, such as periaqueductal gray (PAG) and reticular paragigantocellular lateral nucleus (RPLN) were significantly increased. CONCLUSION: THP analogs enhanced the activity of brainstem DPMS by the blockade of D2 receptors in the striatum and accumbens nucleus, and sequentially inhibited the inputs of peripheral pain afferent message in spinal cord level.  (+info)

Berberine modulates expression of mdr1 gene product and the responses of digestive track cancer cells to Paclitaxel. (7/346)

Berberine is the major constituent of Coptis chinese and is commonly used in Chinese herbal medicine to treat patients with gastrointestinal disorders. In this study, using flow cytometry, we have found that a 24-h berberine treatment up-regulated the multidrug-resistant transporter (pgp-170) expression in two oral (KB, OC2), two gastric (SC-M1, NUGC-3) and two colon (COLO 205, CT 26) cancer cell lines. Decreased retention of rhodamine 123 was observed in berberine-treated cells as compared to vehicle control. To examine whether the berberine modulated pgp-170 expression in cancer cells is associated with changes in drug resistance, we determined the cytotoxicity, cell cycle progression and cell morphology of Paclitaxel-treated cells. Paclitaxel (1 nM-10 microM) treatment for 24 h induced cytotoxicity in OC2, SC-M1 and COLO 205 cells in a dose-dependent manner. Pretreatment of cells with 32 microM berberine for 24 h prior to Paclitaxel treatment resulted in increased viability as compared to that of Paclitaxel-treated cells. In addition, Paclitaxel-induced apoptosis and/or G2/M arrest in these three cancer cell lines. Pretreatment of cells with berberine prior to Paclitaxel blocked the Paclitaxel-induced cell cycle responses and morphological changes. These results together suggest that berberine modulated the expression and function of pgp-170 that leads to reduced response to Paclitaxel in digestive track cancer cells.  (+info)

Inhibition of Candida rugosa lipase by berberine and structurally related alkaloids, evaluated by high-performance liquid chromatography. (8/346)

It is known that certain microorganisms produce extracellular lipase to better colonize the skin and mucosal surfaces. Since different extracts from medicinal plants have anti-lipase activity (Shimura et al., Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem., 56: 1478-1479, 1992), we examined the effects of selected natural substances on Candida rugosa lipase. In the presence of the compounds under examination, the enzyme was incubated with beta-naphthyl laurate, and beta-naphthol, produced by the enzymatic reaction, was extracted with ethyl acetate and analyzed by reversed phase HPLC, using a C-18 column. Thus, the inhibitory activity was calculated by a proper formula based on the variations of the area under the chromatographic peak of beta-naphthol. The method was validated by analyzing substances with known anti-lipase activity such as saturated fatty acids (C10-16) and tetracycline. Berberine and a number of structurally related alkaloids such as chelidonine, chelerythrine, and sanguinarine appeared active. This property of berberine and sanguinarine is of interest because they are used in pathological conditions in which microbial lipases could play a pathogenic role.  (+info)

Dyeing properties of silk fabric with berberine have been studied in terms of the thermodynamic and kinetic factors, including standard affinity, enthalpy change, entropy change, dyeing rate, diffusion coefficient and activation energy of the diffusion. The results show that the adsorption isotherm of berberine on silk fabric belongs to Langmuir type. The analysis of dyeing thermodynamics shows that the adsorption of berberine on silk fabric is an exothermic process. When the fabric is dyed at higher temperature, the lower affinity and less dye uptake are obtained; however, the higher temperature increases the initial dyeing rate and diffusion coefficient ...
Berberine is an alkaloid isolated from plants including Hydrastis canadensis L., and the Berberidaciae family, and many other plants, including the Oregon grape root. It is the major alkaloidal component of Coptis chinensis used in Chinese herbal medicine. It has also been produced synthetically. Berberine is found in tea, herbal dietary supplements, and over-the-counter health-related products. This developmental toxicity study was designed to evaluate potential maternal and developmental toxicity in time-mated mice exposed to berberine chloride dihydrate in the feed throughout the embryo/fetal period.. Female Swiss albino (CD-1) mice were dosed through ground feed (NIH-07) containing BCD (0, 3500, 5250, or 7000 ppm) on gd 6 to 17. Calculated average daily intake of BCD was 0, 569, 841, and 1155 mg/kg/day, respectively. Calculated intake of berberine chloride was 0, 450, 666, and 915 mg/kg/day. The oral route conforms to one of the expected routes of human exposure. The dose range was based on ...
Berberine - An alternative treatment for lung cancer, 978-3-8383-9960-7, In the present investigation, the efficacy of berberine in human lung carcinoma cell line (A549) and experimental lung cancer were studied. The viability of A549 cells was significantly reduced by berberine treatment, indicating that the treatment is cytotoxic. This was confirmed from the results that levels of marker enzymes and synthesis of nucleic acids were reduced on berberine treatment.Similarly the increased level of intra cellular calcium, p53 protein expression and cytochrome C paves the way for caspases activation; thereby induction of apoptosis and cell cycle arrest ensues that indicates the anti- proliferative potential and anticancer activity of berberine. Moreover, on berberine treatment, the lung cancer bearing animals have showed significant increase in body and organ weight. The lipid peroxidation and glycoproteins levels were decreased on treatment. Altered activities of membrane bound ATPase,
Cortidis rhizoma (Huanglian) and its major therapeutic component, berberine, have drawn extensive attention in recent years for their anti-cancer properties. Growth inhibitory effects of berberine on multiple types of human cancer cells have been reported. Berberine inhibits invasion, induces cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in human cancer cells. The anti-inflammatory property of berberine, involving inhibition of Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription 3 (STAT3) activation, has also been documented. In this study, we have examined the effects of berberine on tumorigenicity and growth of nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) cells and their relationship to STAT3 signaling using both in vivo and in vitro models. Berberine effectively inhibited the tumorigenicity and growth of an EBV-positive NPC cell line (C666-1) in athymic nude mice. Inhibition of tumorigenic growth of NPC cells in vivo was correlated with effective inhibition of STAT3 activation in NPC cells inside the tumor xenografts grown in
Berberine is known to improve glucose and lipid metabolism disorders, but it poorly absorbed into the blood stream from the gut. Therefore, the exact underlying mechanism for berberine is still unknown. In this study, we investigated the effect of berberine on glucose metabolism in diabetic rats and tested the hypothesis that berberine acts directly in the terminal ileums. Rats were divided into a control group, diabetic group (DM), low dose of berberine group (BerL) and high dose of berberine group (BerH). Ileum samples were analyzed using a Roche NimbleGen mRNA array, qPCR and immunohistochemistry. We found that 8 weeks of treatment with berberine significantly decreased fasting blood glucose levels. An oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) showed that blood glucose was significantly reduced in the BerL and BerH groups before and at 30 min, 60 min and 120 min after oral glucose administration. Plasma postprandial glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) levels were increased in the berberine-treated groups. The
Berberine, a primary pharmacological active constitute of Coptidis Rhizoma, could inhibit neuronal apoptosis in cerebral ischemia. Here, we aimed to investigate whether and how HIF-1 is implicated in the anti-apoptosis effect of berberine on neurons under hypoxia/ischemia. Viability of PC12 cells treated with berberine prior to or following CoCl2-induced hypoxia was evaluated. Annexin V-PI staining was employed to analyse cell apoptosis ratio. HIF-1α and apoptosis-associated molecules were detected via Western blotting. TUNEL and immunohistochemistry were used to demonstrate apoptosis, HIF-1α and p53 levels in cerebral tissue of middle cerebral artery occlusion (MCAO) rats. Berberine pretreatment promoted PC12 cells survival and inhibited apoptosis under hypoxia condition. At the same time, it decreased cell viability and enhancement of apoptosis were observed with berberine treatment under hypoxia. Decreased HIF-1α, caspase 9, caspase 3 and increased Bcl-2/Bax ratio were responsible for the ...
The cytotoxicity of berberine on C6 rat glioma cells indicated that berberine induced morphological changes and caused cell death through G2/M arrest and apoptosis. While undergoing apoptosis, there was a remarkable accumulation of G2/M cells with the upregulatoin of Wee1 but it also inhibited cycli …
Citation: FINAL STUDY REPORT DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY RESEARCH EVALUATION OF BERBERINE CHLORIDE DIHYDRATE (CASRN 5956-60-5) ADMINISTERED BY GAVAGE TO SWISS (CD-1(r)) MICE ON GESTATIONAL DAYS 6 THROUGH 16 ...
Berberine and the methylenedioxy ring-opening derivatives palmatine and jatrorrhizine are active ingredients in immunomodulatory plants, such as goldenseal. This study aimed to illustrate the effects of protoberberines on aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) activation and cytochrome P450 (CYP) 1 in the estrogen receptor (ER)α(+) MCF-7 breast cancer cells. Among protoberberines at non-cytotoxic concentrations (≤10 μM), berberine had the most potent and statistically significant effects on AhR activation and CYP1A1/1A2/1B1 mRNA induction. The 24-h exposure to 10 μM berberine did not change CYP1A1 mRNA stability, protein level and function. Berberine significantly increased micro RNA (miR)-21-3p by 36% and the transfection of an inhibitor of miR-21-3p restored the induction of CYP1A1 protein with a 50% increase. These findings demonstrate that the ring opening of the methylenedioxyl moiety in berberine decreased AhR activation in MCF-7 cells. While CYP1A1 mRNA was elevated, berberine-induced miR-21-3p
This study is investigating the effects of berberine + statins (atorvastatin or rosuvastatin), compared with statins alone, on lipid levels in patients with
Starting at 1 day just after injec tion of carrageenan/kaolin, rats were injected with both automobile alone or berberine chloride at three doses. The thickness in the inamed knee at day six in rats treated with 30 or 50 mgkg one berberine chloride was diminished by 25% or 47%, respectively, compared with that of in saline handled rats. We subsequent examined the effect of berberine chloride on arthritic ache by measuring fat bearing during the two hind legs of carrageenan/kaolin injected rats. At day 0, no signicant big difference in the WDR was identified among the experimental groups, as animals carry 50% from the fat on every hind leg. Even so, signicant modifications on the ratio have been observed in the carrageenan/kaolin injected handle rats which were taken care of with saline, plus the WDR reached a maximum of 28:72 at day 6. By contrast, the WDR was signicantly lowered in animals treated with berberine chlo trip in any way doses tested. Notably, the impact of 50 mgkg one ber berine ...
Objective: To investigate the effect of berberine on glycemia regulation in rats with diabetes and the related mechanisms. Methods: Diabetic-like rat model was successfully induced by intraperitoneal injection of streptozotocin in 50 out of 60 male SD rats, which were then randomly divided into 5 groups with 10 rats in each:control group (received vehicle only), positive drug control group (sitagliptin 10 mg·kg-1·d-1), low-dose berberine group (30 mg·kg-1·d-1), moderate-dose berberine group (60 mg·kg-1·d-1), and high-dose berberine group (120 mg·kg-1·d-1). All animals were fed for 3 d, and fasting blood sampling was performed on day 3 of administration. Rats were given glucose (2 g/kg) by gavage 30 min after the last dose. Blood and intestinal samples were obtained 2 h after glucose loading. Fasting blood glucose (FBG) and 2-h postprandial plasma glucose (2h-PPG) were detected by using biochemical analyzer, and insulin, glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) and dipeptidyl ...
Berberine, an isoquinoline alkaloid isolated from several traditional Chinese herbal medicines (TCM), exhibits a strong antimicrobial activity in the treatment of diarrhea. However, it causes human as well as animal toxicity from heavy dosage. The present study was conducted to investigate the cytotoxicity of berberine and its possible trigger mechanisms resulting in cell cycle arrest, DNA damage, ROS (reactive oxygen species) level, mitochondrial membrane potential change, and cell apoptosis in L929 murine fibroblast (L929) cells. The cells were cultured |i|in vitro|/i| and treated with different concentrations of berberine for 24 h. The results showed that cell viability was significantly decreased in a subjected dose-dependent state; berberine concentrations were higher than 0.05 mg/mL. Berberine at a concentration above 0.1 mg/mL altered the morphology of L929 cells. Cells at G2/M phase were clear that the level of ROS and cell apoptosis rates increased in 0.1 mg/mL group
Goldenseal has been used for the treatment of a wide variety of ailments including gastrointestinal disturbances, urinary tract disorders, and inflammation. The five major alkaloid constituents in goldenseal are Berberine, palmatine, hydrastine, hydrastinine, and canadine. When goldenseal was evaluated by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) in the standard 2-year bioassay, goldenseal induced an increase in liver tumors in rats and mice; however, the mechanism of goldenseal-associated liver carcinogenicity remains unknown. In this study, the toxicity of the five goldenseal alkaloid constituents was characterized, and their toxic potencies were compared. As measured by the Comet assay and the expression of γ-H2A.X, Berberine, followed by palmatine, appeared to be the most potent DNA damage inducer in human hepatoma HepG2 cells. Berberine and Palmatine suppressed the activities of both topoisomerase (Topo) I and II. In Berberine-treated cells, DNA damage was shown to be directly associated with ...
Goldenseal has been used for the treatment of a wide variety of ailments including gastrointestinal disturbances, urinary tract disorders, and inflammation. The five major alkaloid constituents in goldenseal are Berberine, palmatine, hydrastine, hydrastinine, and canadine. When goldenseal was evaluated by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) in the standard 2-year bioassay, goldenseal induced an increase in liver tumors in rats and mice; however, the mechanism of goldenseal-associated liver carcinogenicity remains unknown. In this study, the toxicity of the five goldenseal alkaloid constituents was characterized, and their toxic potencies were compared. As measured by the Comet assay and the expression of γ-H2A.X, Berberine, followed by palmatine, appeared to be the most potent DNA damage inducer in human hepatoma HepG2 cells. Berberine and Palmatine suppressed the activities of both topoisomerase (Topo) I and II. In Berberine-treated cells, DNA damage was shown to be directly associated with ...
Berberine is a bioactive isoquinoline alkaloid derived from many plants. Although berberine has been shown to inhibit growth and induce apoptosis of several tumor cell lines, its poor absorption and moderate activity hamper its full therapeutic potential. Here, we describe the synthesis of a series of 9-O-substituted berberine derivatives with improved antiproliferative and apoptosis-inducing activities. An analysis of novel berberine derivatives by EPR spectroscopy confirmed their similar photosensitivity and analogous behavior upon UVA irradiation as berberine, supporting their potential to generate ROS. Improved antitumor activity of novel berberine derivatives was revealed by MTT assay, by flow cytometry and by detection of apoptotic DNA fragmentation and caspase-3 activation, respectively. We showed that novel berberine derivatives are potent inhibitors of growth of HeLa and HL-60 tumor cell lines with IC50 values ranging from 0.7 to 16.7 µM for HL-60 cells and 36 to >200 µM for HeLa ...
PubMed ID: 23982892 Albring KF, Weidemüller J, Mittag S, Weiske J, Friedrich K, Geroni MC, Lombardi P, Huber O. Biofactors 2013. Aberrant activation of the canonical Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway has been reported for numerous tumors of different origins. In most cases, mutations in components of the Wnt signaling pathway or in β-catenin itself were detected which ultimately induce a genetic program that promotes cell proliferation and attenuates apoptosis. Thus, targeting of Wnt/β-catenin signaling is of specific therapeutic interest. Herein, we investigated the plant-derived isoquinoline alkaloid berberine, which has been reported to have anticancer activity, and synthetic 13-arylalkyl derivatives thereof for their effects on Wnt/β-catenin signaling. Berberine did not show major effects on viability of HEK-293 embryonic kidney and HCT116 colon carcinoma cells and was not toxic in concentrations up to 20 µM. Berberine inhibited β-catenin transcriptional activity and attenuated ...
Certificatie of analysis: Item Specification Method Result General Analysis Identification Berberine Loss on Drying Identical to R.S. sample 98% ≤5.0% HPLC HPLC Eur.Ph.6.[2.8.17] Conforms 98.32% 3.03% Ash ≤5.0% Eur.Ph.6.0[2.4.16] 3.37%...
Mitochondria are well known to produce free radicals as a consequence of mitochondrial respiration (Sastre et al., 2000). Assays with dichlorofluorescein, a probe whose fluorescence increase in the presence of oxidants, show that berberine increases oxidative stress in K1735-M2 cells. To clarify whether increased oxidative stress results from mitochondrial interactions, experiments on isolated mitochondria were conducted. Results show that berberine, for the lowest concentration tested, increases oxidative stress on isolated liver mitochondria when using complex I substrates, which may help explain results in intact cells exposed to berberine. Increased oxidative stress can be attributed to an interaction of berberine at a site downstream of the rotenone binding site because this inhibitor inhibits berberine-induced oxidative stress. Even without using alternative inhibitors of the respiratory chain, it is likely that the site is located on complex I because berberine does not produce ...
Berberine has been used as a therapeutic to treat a variety of human diseases in Korea, China, and possibly other Asian countries that practice the use of traditional medicines. Although its most common use is in the treatment of diarrhea and as an antitumor and antimicrobial agent (36-39), there are some reports of its potential use for the treatment of human diabetes (13,40,41). In one clinical study, 60 patients with type 2 diabetes were treated with berberine for 1-3 months, and 90% of patients showed improvement in their clinical symptoms (11). Very recently, Kong et al. (42) described the cholesterol-lowering properties of berberine. In the present study, we have extended these previous investigations and provide evidence that berberine reduces body weight and lipid levels and improves insulin action in two separate animal models of insulin resistance. Most importantly, we show that berberine acutely activates AMPK activity in both adipocytes and myocytes, and within these cell types ...
The berberine stimulates the fat cells, liver cells and muscle cells to take up sugar through a process which doesnt rely on insulin. This seems to be alike as metformin. When insulin is present, then there is a dramatic increase in the activity of berberine.. Also, the berberine regulates how the mitochondrial functions and increases the insulin sensitivity. In addition, this compound decreases blood lipids, prevents fatty liver and reduces the blood sugar.. The compound also acts on α-glucosidase. This is an intestinal enzyme which breaks down carbs into simple sugars. This causes the intestines to absorb lesser amounts of carbs from your diet, and that induces low blood glucose levels after every meal.. Furthermore, berberine helps in fat reduction. It can lower the accumulation of abdominal fat and notably alter hip/waist ratio.. It seems to do this by lowering the activity of some genes which function to store and form more fats.. Another thing that berberine does is that it increases the ...
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Over 2,800 studies are available on PubMed about the alkaloid berberine, a constituent of many herbs traditionally used to fight fevers and infections. More than half of these studies have been put up on PubMed in the past five years. This research not only confirms the traditional value of berberine-containing plants for infections, it also shows it has many other potential benefits for human health. Berberine is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and immune-enhancing. It is effective against a wide range of bacteria, protozoa, and fungi. It may also have efficacy in the treatment of insulin resistance, diabetes, arthritis, and cancer. There is evidence it may be helpful in preventing heart disease by lowering cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Berberine may even be helpful for hypertension (high blood pressure), brain health, immune dysfunction, low bone density, and weight control.. We discuss some of this research in this months Herbal Hour, but we also look at herbs that contain this ...
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Best known for its natural antibiotic activity, berberine deals a serious blow to common infectious organisms- organisms like staph, strep, Chlamydia, diphtheria, salmonella, cholera, diplococcus pneumoniae, pseudomonas, gonorrhea, candida, trichomonas, and many others. Berberine is a component (for the technically inclined, a plant alkaloid) of the commonly used herbs goldenseal and Oregon grape, and of several other less well-known botanicals. A 0.2 percent solution of berberine has been found effective against trachoma-in third world countries, a major infectious cause of visual impairment and blindness, as well as many other types of conjunctivitis.. Its less well known that berberine has been found more effective than aspirin in relieving fever in experimental animals, and is able to stimulate some parts of the immune system. Its also a stimulant for bile secretion.. And its not at all well known that research published in well-known, respected, peer-reviewed medical journals ...
BACKGROUND:Breast cancer is a common malignant tumor worldwide. Despite the huge advances in modern medicine, many patients still face a high risk of recrudescent and metastatic breast cancer. Berberine was widely implemented in clinic treatment of breast cancer. This study was performed to contribute to a better understanding on the mechanisms underlying berberine affecting breast cancer. MATERIAL AND METHODS:We mined survival data of metadherin (MTDH) in breast cancer patients through Kaplan-Meier Plotter and analyzed the transcriptional and posttranscriptional expression profile of MTDH in several breast cancer cell lines. The cell viability and MTDH mRNA level were detected under the si-MTDH vector and different concentrations of berberine. The MTDH-expression vector was transfected into MCF-7 and MDA-MB-231 cells, and the changes of cell viability and apoptosis were determined after berberine (50 μM) treatment. RESULTS:High MTDH expression was related to worse relapse-free survival (RFS) of breast
We have observed that berberine prolonged life span and improved viability of pupae and climbing activity of imagoes of wild-type Drosophila melanogaster maintained at 23°C. As a continuation of our studies of berberine effect on life span, we were interested to evaluate the effect of berberine of life span in flies maintained at a higher temperature (28°C) known to accelerate aging in wild type flies. Considering that genetically or pharmacologically induced deficiency of TRP conversion into KYN prolonged life span in a Drosophila model, we compared the effects of berberine, a powerful inhibitor of kynurenine (KYN) formation from tryptophan (TRP), on life span in wild type and in Drosophila melanogaster mutants (vermilion) with deficient TRP-KYN metabolism maintained at 23°C and 28°C. High (28°C) ambient temperature decreased life span in both wild type and vermilion flies. Aging accelerating effect of high temperature was more pronounced in Oregon than in vermilion flies (-60% vs. -40% decrease
To investigate whether CPU86017, a berberine derivative, attenuates heart failure by blocking calcium influx and exerting its antioxidant activity. Myocardial infarction was induced in male Sprague-Dawley rats for 17 d followed by isoproterenol
New findings show that berberine has antiobesity effects and that … Metformin is a widely used first-line antidiabetic drug prescribed by doctors for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, particularly in the overweight and obese. A new review focuses on several studies showing that the plant alkaloid berberine can lower bl
Background Berberine can be an isoquinoline alkaloid trusted to boost the glucidic and lipidic information of individuals with hypercholesterolemia, metabolic symptoms, and type 2 diabetes. draw out of (titrated as 60% in silymarin), for a complete intake of just one 1,000 mg/day time of berberine and 210 mg/day time of silymarin. Outcomes Both treatments likewise improved fasting blood sugar, total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, triglyceride, and liver organ enzyme amounts, whereas glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) ideals had been reduced to a larger extent from the set mixture. Summary The association of berberine and silymarin proven far better than berberine only in reducing HbA1c, when given at the same 314245-33-5 manufacture dosage and by means of standardized components in type 2 diabetics. (goldenseal), (Coptis or goldthread), (Oregon grape), (barberry), and (tree turmeric).17 Regardless of its features like a glucose-and lipid-lowering agent, berberine continues ...
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Berberine inhibits myofibroblast differentiation in nasal polyp-derived fibroblasts via the p38 pathway. AU - Moon, You Mi. AU - Park, Il Ho. AU - Cho, Jung Sun. AU - Um, Ji Young. AU - Kim, Tae-Hoon. AU - Lee, Heung Man. PY - 2013/1/1. Y1 - 2013/1/1. N2 - The purposes of this study were to determine whether berberine has any effect on phenotype changes and extracellular matrix (ECM) production in nasal polyp-derived fibroblasts (NPDFs) and to investigate the underlying molecular mechanism. NPDFs were pre-treated with berberine prior to induction by transforming growth factor (TGF)-β1. The expression of α-smooth muscle actin (SMA) and collagen type I mRNA was determined by a reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction, and the expression of α-SMA protein and collagen type I was determined by western blotting and/or immunofluorescent staining. The total soluble collagen production was analysed by the SirCol collagen assay. The expression of several signaling molecules of ...
The global berberine market size is expected to grow at a significant CAGR of 9.2% during the forecast period 2021-2027 and estimated to reach at USD 1,380 million by 2027. Growing incidence of type 2 diabetes and obesity among adult population worldwide primarily drives the berberine market growth. Additionally, growing incidence of viral infections throughout the globe has increased the clinical application of berberine in suppressing inflammation. – A free PowerPoint PPT presentation (displayed as a Flash slide show) on PowerShow.com - id: 923bf6-YjgxM
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Purpose Berberine (BBR), a normal Chinese medicine, offers been shown results on inhibiting tumor development. proteins LC3II, leading to cellular build up of p62, decreased cell proliferation, and reversal of doxorubicin level of resistance. Mechanistically, we discovered that BBR inhibited autophagy by modulating the PTEN/Akt/mTOR signaling pathway. In vivo, our research demonstrated that BBR exerts very clear anti-tumor effects. Summary The outcomes of the scholarly research claim that BBR reverses doxorubicin level of resistance in breasts cancers cells by inhibiting autophagy. This finding shows the potential medical software of BBR in the treating breast cancer. solid course=kwd-title Keywords: breasts cancers, berberine, chemoresistance, PTEN, autophagy, ADR Intro Breast cancer may be the most common tumor among women world-wide, and it is a leading reason behind loss of life in developing countries.1 Doxorubicin (ADR) may be the cornerstone medication for the treating breast cancer ...
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Background: Berberine (BBR) has gained considerable attention because of its anti-tumor activity. BBR can induce apoptosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) cells through the MDM2/p53 pathway. However, the effects of BBR on those ALL patients with p53 deficiency remain unclear.Results: We found that BBR reduced ALL cell viability and induced apoptosis in p53-null EU-4 and p53-mutant EU-6 cells by downregulating X-linked inhibitor of apoptosis protein (XIAP), which is increased in ALL tissues and cells. BBR-induced cell apoptosis was attenuated by inhibition of XIAP that was controlled by PIM-2. Mechanistic studies showed that BBR treatment induced an enhancement of miR-24-3p. PIM-2 is a direct target of miR-24-3p. Blockade of PIM-2 or miR-24-3p reversed BBR-induced cell apoptosis. In vivo studies, BBR remarkably alleviated leukemia conditions in a EU4 xenograft mouse model, whereas inhibition of miR-24-3p significantly reversed the effects of BBR in the leukemia condition.Conclusions: miR-24
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The effects of isoquinoline alkaloid berberine (BER) on spleen tissue CD4(+)CD25(+)Foxp3(+) regulatory T (Treg) cells were evaluated in BALB/c mice. Here, BER was administered daily by intraperitoneal injection at doses of 5 mg/kg and 10 mg/kg for 14 days. Following the exposure, mice spleen cellularities, IL-10 production by splenocytes, and spleen Treg/CD4(+) cell profiles were studied in all the test groups of animals. The results showed that a high dose of BER (10 mg/kg) could decrease both the absolute and relative percentages of spleen Treg cells as well as decrease the production of IL-10 by splenocytes in the treated mice (p,0 ...
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In the 1980s, Chinese doctors made an amazing discovery?. While using an ancient herbal medicine to treat diarrhea in a diabetic patient, they accidentally uncovered its power to considerably reduce and normalize his blood sugar (glucose) levels.. They discovered the most successful type 2 diabetes treatment in the world? and Chinese doctors have been using it ever since.. Why haven?t you heard of it?. Well, the drug companies and the mainstream media that relies on their advertising dollars have no incentive to promote an all-natural diabetes treatment that can?t be patented for profit and that anyone can buy for pennies per dose.. Today, I want to change all that. I want you to know about the powerful herb called berberine.. Not only does berberine fight diabetes, it can help you slim down, and protect you from heart disease and Alzheimer?s. So even if you don?t have diabetes, or don?t think you have a blood sugar problem, I still recommend it.. Truth is, we all have blood sugar issues to one ...
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ReferenceZhang H, Wei J, Xue R, et al. Berberine lowers blood glucose in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients through increasing insulin receptor expression. Metabolism 2010;59:285-292 DesignThis randomized, blinded intervention trial compared the effect of berberine against that of 2 conventional hypoglycemic drugs. For ethical reasons, no patients were assigned to placebo.
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Berberine (BBR), a natural alkaloid compound, is used as a non-prescription drug in China for treating diarrhea and gastroenteritis. Many studies have revealed that BBR possesses anticancer effect. However, the molecular mechanisms underlying its anticancer action is far from being fully elucidated. This study is aimed to determine the effect of BBR on the hedgehog (Hh) activity and the growth of cancers addiction to Hh activity. The Hh activity was determined by dual luciferase assays and quantitative RT-PCR analyses. The growth inhibition of BBR on medulloblastoma which was obtained from ptch+/−;p53−/− mice was analyzed by 5-bromo-2-deoxyuridine (Brdu) assays and by allografting the medulloblastoma into nude mice. The data were statistically analyzed by one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA), and multiple comparison between the groups was performed using Dunnetts method. In this study, we found that BBR significantly inhibited the Hh pathway activity. Meanwhile, we observed that BBR failed to
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Radiation-induced skin injury is a common complication of radiotherapy. The RHIZOMA COPTIDIS and COPTIS CHINENSIS aqueous extract (RCE) can ameliorate radiation-induced skin injury in our clinical observation. But, the protective mechanism of RHIZOMA COPTIDIS and COPTIS CHINENSIS in radiation-induced skin injury remains unclear. In this experiment, we developed a radiation-induced skin injury rat model to study the mechanism. The animals were randomly divided into control group, treatment group, radiation group, and treatment and radiation group. 5 rats in each group were separately executed on 2 d and 49 d post-radiation. The semi-quantitative skin injury score was used to measure skin reactions by unblinded observers, and hematoxylin and eosin staining was used to evaluate the damage areas by irradiation. The MDA content, SOD activity of skin and serum were measured to detect the oxidative stress. Acute skin reactions were caused by a single dose of 45 Gy of β-ray irradiation, and the skin injury
Berberine is an isoquinoline alkaloid with multiple pharmacological actions, including anti-inflammatory activity. The aims of this study were to examine the effect of berberine on the mucosal healing process and to investigate whether berberine can inhibit the increased production of interleukin-8 in trinitrobenzene sulfonic acid-induced colitis in rats. Berberine was administered orally for 3 days or 1 week at a dosage of 7.5 or 15 mg/kg/day. Tissue damage scores, body weight, colon wet weight, and colon wall thickness were measured, and myeloperoxidase activity in colon tissue was also examined. Histological lesions, morphological damage, and myeloperoxidase activity were reduced after 1 week of treatment with berberine at a dosage of 15 mg/kg/day. Furthermore, 1 week after trinitrobenzene sulfonic acid treatment, the production of interleukin-8 by cultured rectal mucosa or cardiac blood mononuclear cells with or without stimulation of lipopolysaccharide for 24 h was also analyzed by ...
Berberine is a compound found in various medicinal plants. It is extensively studied by scientists because many of its properties are beneficial to human health. In fact, berberine has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Ayurvedic medicine for centuries. Berberine can be obtained from many sources, such as the Chinese medicinal herb called […]
Berberine is an isoquinoline alkaloid with a bright yellow color that is easily seen in most of the herb materials that contain any significant amount of this compound. Among Chinese herbs, the primary sources are phellodendron and coptis (similar isoquinoline alkaloids, in these herbs, such as jateorrhizine, coptisine, palmatine, and columbamine, also have a yellowish color). Berberine has long been used as a dye; it is currently known as
Sabir, M. and N.K. Bhide (1971) In vitro antiheparin actions of berberine on the dog and human blood. [Publication] Sabir, M. and N.K. Bhide (1971) Study of some pharmacological actions of berberine. [Publication] Sahagal, Harikrishna (1971) \d{R}\d{s}i Agnive\{s}. [Publication] Sahni, S.V. (1971) Hema ras\={a}yana. [Publication] Saifi, A.Q., S. Shinde, W.K. Kavishwar and S.R. Gupta (1971) Some aspects of phytochemistry and hypoglycaemic actions of Pterocarpus marsupium (Papilionaceae). [Publication] Saitbaeva, I.M. and G.P. Sidyakin (1971) Artemisin from Artemisia cina. [Publication] Saksena, S.K. (1971) Study of antifertility activity of the leaves of Momordica Linn. (karela). [Publication] Sanagei, P.K. (1971) Forest food of the tribal population of Andaman Islands. [Publication] Sangal, P.K. (1971) Forest food of the tribal population of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. [Publication] Sangal, P.M. (1971) Forest food of the tribal population of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. [Publication] ...
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The Native Americans introduced goldenseal to North American settlers and in the 1800s it became a popular herbal medicine used by physicians and herbalists. Because of its more recent popularity, especially combined with Echinacea, wild goldenseal was in danger of becoming an endangered species and since 1997 has been closely monitored. Goldenseal sold today is grown on farms that produce it for a demanding market.. Active Ingredient in Goldenseal. Goldenseal is one of the most popular herbal remedies yet it is one of the least studied by the scientific community. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, the one known active ingredient in goldenseal is berberine which has shown to kill many types of bacteria in test tube studies. Berberine has also been shown to be effective in killing germs associated with various infections. Another study found berberine may able to boost white blood cells in the blood stream, thus fighting infection this way. Goldenseal also has antiseptic ...
0042] The step of preparing Coptidis rhizoma extract will be explained in detail: The rhizome part of Coptidis rhizoma is chopped into small pieces, and then, one or more solvents selected from the group consisting of water and linear or branched alcohol having 1 to 4 carbons, for example, water, 10 to 70% (v/v), preferably 20 to 60% (v/v), more preferably 25 to 55% of methanol aqueous solution or ethanol aqueous solution, or water-saturated butyl alcohol, is added thereto in an amount of about 3 to 20 times by volume, preferably 5 to 15 times by volume of the raw material to extract for 0.5 to 20 hours, preferably 1 to 10 hours, more preferably 2 to 5 hours. The extraction temperature is, although not specifically limited, preferably 40 to 110° C., preferably 55 to 90° C. Preferably, the obtained extract is filtered to collect filtrate, and one or more solvents selected from the group consisting of water and linear or branched alcohol having 1 to 4 carbons, for example, water, 10 to 70% ...
Coptis, a traditional medicinal plant, has been used widely in the field of traditional Chinese medicine for many years. that may be associated with the prevention of malignant tumors is usually described. Thus, this review provides a theoretical basis for the biological functions of berberine and its further use in the clinical treatment of malignancy. Franch., C.Y.Cheng, and P.K.Hsiao, or Wall (Wang et al., 2015b). It has been reported that Coptis exerts antibacterial, immune-enhancing, anti-ulcer, hypoglycemic, detoxifying, antitumor, and other pharmacological effects (Imenshahidi and Hosseinzadeh, 2016). Coptis is mainly utilized for the adjuvant treatment of depressive disorder, coronary heart disease, diabetes, liver cancer, and other malignant tumors. There are several active ingredients of Coptis chinensis, such as berberine (BBR), palmatine, coptisine, jatrorrhizine, worenine, columbamine, cedarone, obakunone, obakulactone, magnoflorine, and ferulic acid; berberine is the main bioactive ...
It has potent medicinal compounds and has been used for centuries for its numerous health benefits.. The root of the plant is most commonly used for medicine, as it contains an active compound called berberine. Berberine is defined as a quaternary ammonium salt from the protoberberine group of benzylisoquinoline alkaloids.. It is a chemical compound that has many medicinal uses and can be consumed via the consumption of Oregon Grape Root herb, or it can be taken as a concentrated extract. Berberine is most commonly taken for diabetes, high levels of cholesterol or other fats (lipids) in the blood (hyperlipidemia), and high blood pressure.. Though Berberine is certainly one of the most important compounds in Oregon Grape Root, it is not the only medicinal compound found in this plant. Oregon Grape Root also contains a variety of alkaloids, including berbamine, berberastine, hydrastine, canadine, corypalmine, meconine, xanthopucine, hydrastidine, and oxyacanthine-each of which offer various ...
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is considered a critical hepatic manifestation of metabolic syndrome. Berberine (BBR) exerts anti-hyperglycemic and anti-dyslipidemic effects and can also ameliorate NAFLD. Thus, BBR might exert its therapeutic effect on NAFLD by improving glucolipid metabolism. Here, we investigated the aspects and extent to which glucolipid metabolism were affected by BBR in rats with NAFLD. Three groups of Sprague-Dawley rats were studied: a control group (n = 6) fed a normal chow diet and a NAFLD group (n = 6) and a NAFLD + BBR group (n = 6) fed a high-fat diet. Normal saline and BBR (150 mg/kg body weight/day for 16 weeks) were administered by gavage. All rats were infused with isotope tracers. The rates of glucose appearance (Raglu), gluconeogenesis (GNG) and glycerol appearance (Ragly) were assessed with 2H and 13C tracers, whereas the rates of hepatic lipogenesis and fatty acid β oxidation were measured using the 3H tracer. When the NAFLD model was successfully induced
1. Kupeli E, Kosar M, Yesilada E, et al. A comparative study on the anti-inflammatory, antinociceptive and antipyretic effects of isoquinoline alkaloids from the roots of Turkish Berberis species. Life Sci. 2002;72:645-57. 2. Yesilada E, Kupeli E. Berberis crataegina DC root exhibits potent anti-inflammatory, analgesic and febrifuge effects in mice and rats. J Ethnopharmacol. 2002;79:237-48. 3. Shamsa F, Ahmadiani A, Khosrokhavar R. Antihistaminic and anticholinergic activity of barberry fruit ( Berberisvulgaris) in the guinea-pig ileum. J Ethnopharmacol. 1999;64:161-6. 4. Fatehi-Hassanabad Z, Jafarzadeh M, Tarhini A, et al. The antihypertensive and vasodilator effects of aqueous extract from Berberis vulgaris fruit on hypertensive rats. Phytother Res. 2005;19:222-225. 5. Hahn FE, Ciak J. Berberine. Antibiotics. 1976;3:577-584 6. Bae EA, Han MJ, Kim NJ, Kim DH. Anti- Helicobacter pylori activity of herbal medicines. Biol Pharm Bull. 1998;21:990-992. 7. Kaneda Y. In vitro effects of berberine ...
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Also known as orangeroot thanks to its distinctly colored rhizome root system, goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis) is a perennial herb in the buttercup family. It is native to southeastern Canada and the eastern United States. Goldenseal has a purple stem, hairy leaves, and small, unassuming flowers with green-white stamens that turn into single raspberry-like fruit. The plant emerges from a thick, heavily knotted, yellow rhizome that has long been the source of goldenseals wellness applications.. Goldenseal has been used in everything from salves and tinctures to teas and tablets. Native Americans-in particular the Cherokee-traditionally used goldenseal as a bitter tonic to support immune and digestive wellness.** Traditional Chinese wellness practices use goldenseal for its natural supply of the alkaloid berberine.**. ...
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that has been used for centuries by healers in India. Berberine works slightly differently, by improving the signaling between insulin and its associated receptors while also increasing glucose uptake by skeletal muscle, not fat.(4-7) The alkaloid berberine is also found in the strong, therapeutic U.S. herbs goldenseal root, barberry root, and Oregon grape root.. 3. Pterocarpus marsupium is so effective that it was shown in a recent research study to reduce blood sugar levels 2 hours after a meal by a whopping 21%. (8-12). 4. Another exotic ingredients is 4-hydroxyisoleucine, a natural phytochemical extracted from the Fenugreek herb that has been shown to increase glycogen storage while decreasing fat storage through the sensitizing of insulin receptors in muscle tissue. (13). 4-hydroxyisoleucine can also inhibit some of the absorption of sugars and starchy carbohydrates through the intestine into the blood stream.14 This helps decrease the glycemic response to carbohydrate meals, helping keep ...
Obesity is a consequence of an imbalance between energy intake and energy expenditure. It affects people of both genders and all age groups, ethnicity and socioeconomic groups, and in developed and developing countries. Obesity is often accompanied by the metabolic syndrome (MetS). MetS is characterized by a clustering of cardiovascular risk factors, including high blood pressure, adiposity, dyslipidemia and glucose intolerance, which together increase the risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes mellitus and other causes of mortality. Nowadays, there is a growing interest in the use of plant-based agents instead of synthetic drugs to manage chronic diseases such as MetS; one such example is Berberis vulgaris. B. vulgaris contains isoquinonline alkaloids such as berberine, berberrubine and berbamine. Recent studies have proved that berberine exhibits pharmacological activities and positive effects on the risk factors of obesity and MetS. We have reviewed original articles ...
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This herb is better than metformin for diabetes Last week, I told about the wonderful case of Rich. Hes a patient of mine with type-2 diabetes. Rich completely cured his diabetes by combining the program I describe in my book The Type-2 Diabetes Breakthrough with the herb berberine. Then I told you about a brand new study that showed that this herb has the same biochemical effect on muscle cells as insulin. This week, Id like to tell you about another study. This one shows that berberine might just be the best medication there is, natural or otherwise, for diabetes.
Though medical treatment has been effective in the treatment of cardiometabolic diseases (including coronary atherosclerosis and diabetes mellitus), the incidence of these disorders continues to be high. Many reasons are responsible, but lifestyle changes, including an increased prevalence of obesity and the metabolic syndrome, are significant for this cause. Recent reported guidelines by the JNC-VII and National Cholesterol Education Panel/ATP-III suggest that blood pressure reduction is effective in improving the overall quality of life and may be helpful in the prevention of cardiovascular disease.. Diagnosis and treatment of obese patients with hypertension requires that health care providers address the issues of hypertension, glucose intolerance, body weight and dyslipidemia. Strategies to promote therapeutic lifestyle change (TLC), specifically increased physical activity and reduced dietary intake resulting in weight loss, are not as well defined. A sedentary lifestyle and poor ...
Though medical treatment has been effective in the treatment of cardiometabolic diseases (including coronary atherosclerosis and diabetes mellitus), the incidence of these disorders continues to be high. Many reasons are responsible, but lifestyle changes, including an increased prevalence of obesity and the metabolic syndrome, are significant for this cause. Recent reported guidelines by the JNC-VII and National Cholesterol Education Panel/ATP-III suggest that blood pressure reduction is effective in improving the overall quality of life and may be helpful in the prevention of cardiovascular disease.. Diagnosis and treatment of obese patients with hypertension requires that health care providers address the issues of hypertension, glucose intolerance, body weight and dyslipidemia. Strategies to promote therapeutic lifestyle change (TLC), specifically increased physical activity and reduced dietary intake resulting in weight loss, are not as well defined. A sedentary lifestyle and poor ...
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You might be asking Why is raising testosterone levels so important? Thats an excellent question and its one my fellow health pioneer and Paleo blogger/podcaster extraordinaire Robb Wolf addressed in an epic blog post he wrote last month entitled Paleo and Testosterone. Take time to read and absorb all the information there when you have a chance. Its a lot more technical (translated: nerdy) than what Im sharing here today, but incredibly invaluable. In fact, it was that post that got me to seriously start taking a look at whether this was MY problem. It turns out this could be EXACTLY what Ive been dealing with regarding low sperm count and motility and my struggles to lose body fat around the middle of my body in recent years when my legs and upper body look completely normal. Im trying not to get too excited about this just yet, but the sense of at least knowing what is going on and attempting to do something about it has me more ecstatic than Ive been since losing 180 pounds on ...
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(Barberry) Berberis x Goldilocks is a handsome and unusual evergreen shrub, in our opinion this is one of the most colourful flowering Berberis with drooping racemes of golden-orange flowers in spring and occasionally midsummer.
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Allergy Research Group Tricycline is an herbal formula that features berberine (the active constituent of goldenseal), artemisinin (the active constituent of sweet wormwood), ...
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Berberis thunbergii Inspiration, a pretty deciduous shrub, has a neat compact habit that makes it perfect for rockeries and the front of borders. Due to its vibrant red/pink/white mixed foliage and the flowers that bloom in April to May makes this a great display of colours. It will also attract plenty of pollinating insects and then the red berries that follow. Rather easy to grow, this shrub will thrive in a wide range of conditions. Flowers April-May. Height 50-60cm. Supplied in a 3 litre pot or 7.5-10 litre pot.
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The root bark contains the bitter alkaloid berberine, which has been studied for its potential pharmacological properties. " ...
... is a member of the sodium channel blocking class of antiepileptic drugs.[60] This may suppress the release of glutamate and aspartate, two of the dominant excitatory neurotransmitters in the CNS.[61] It is generally accepted to be a member of the sodium channel blocking class of antiepileptic drugs,[62] but it could have additional actions since it has a broader spectrum of action than other sodium channel antiepileptic drugs such as phenytoin and is effective in the treatment of the depressed phase of bipolar disorder, whereas other sodium channel blocking antiepileptic drugs are not, possibly on account of its sigma receptor activity. In addition, lamotrigine shares few side-effects with other, unrelated anticonvulsants known to inhibit sodium channels, which further emphasises its unique properties.[63] It is a triazine derivate that inhibits voltage-sensitive sodium channels, leading to stabilization of neuronal membranes. It also blocks L-, N-, and P-type calcium channels and ...
... (INN), also known as captodiamine, is an antihistamine sold under the trade names Covatine, Covatix, and Suvren which is used as a sedative and anxiolytic. The structure is related to diphenhydramine.[1] A 2004 study suggested captodiame may be helpful in preventing benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome in people discontinuing benzodiazepine treatment.[1] In addition to its actions as an antihistamine, captodiamine has been found to act as a 5-HT2C receptor antagonist and σ1 receptor and D3 receptor agonist.[2] It produces antidepressant-like effects in rats.[2] However, captodiamine is unique among antidepressant-like drugs in that it increases brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) levels in the hypothalamus but not in the frontal cortex or hippocampus.[2] This unique action may be related to its ability to attenuate stress-induced anhedonia and corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) signaling in the hypothalamus.[2] ...
In humans, the IGF2 gene is located on chromosome 11p15.5, a region which contains numerous imprinted genes. In mice this homologous region is found at distal chromosome 7. In both organisms, Igf2 is imprinted, with expression resulting favourably from the paternally inherited allele. However, in some human brain regions a loss of imprinting occurs resulting in both IGF2 and H19 being transcribed from both parental alleles.[6] The protein CTCF is involved in repressing expression of the gene, by binding to the H19 imprinting control region (ICR) along with Differentially-methylated Region-1 (DMR1) and Matrix Attachment Region −3 (MAR3). These three DNA sequences bind to CTCF in a way that limits downstream enhancer access to the Igf2 region. The mechanism in which CTCF binds to these regions is currently unknown, but could include either a direct DNA-CTCF interaction or it could possibly be mediated by other proteins. In mammals (mice, humans, pigs), only the allele for insulin-like growth ...
... binds and reversibly inactivates the cholinesterases, thus inhibiting hydrolysis of acetylcholine. This increases acetylcholine concentrations at cholinergic synapses.[1] The precise mechanism of action of donepezil in patients with Alzheimer's disease is not fully understood. Certainly, Alzheimer's disease involves a substantial loss of the elements of the cholinergic system and it is generally accepted that the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease are related to this cholinergic deficit, particularly in the cerebral cortex and other areas of the brain.[18][19] It is noted that the hippocampal formation plays an important role in the processes of control of attention, memory and learning. Just the severity of the loss of cholinergic neurons of the central nervous system (CNS) has been found to correlate with the severity of cognitive impairment. In addition to its actions as an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, donepezil has been found to act as a potent agonist of the σ1 receptor (Ki = ...
InChI=1S/C59H89N19O13S/c60-37(14-5-19-67-57(61)62)48(82)72-38(15-6-20-68-58(63)64)52(86)75-22-8-18-43(75)54(88)77-30-35(80)26-44(77)50(84)70-28-47(81)71-40(27-36-13-9-23-92-36)49(83)74-41(31-79)53(87)76-29-34-12-2-1-10-32(34)24-46(76)55(89)78-42-17-4-3-11-33(42)25-45(78)51(85)73-39(56(90)91)16-7-21-69-59(65)66/h1-2,9-10,12-13,23,33,35,37-46,79-80H,3-8,11,14-22,24-31,60H2,(H,70,84)(H,71,81)(H,72,82)(H,73,85)(H,74,83)(H,90,91)(H4,61,62,67)(H4,63,64,68)(H4,65,66,69)/t33-,35+,37+,38-,39-,40-,41-,42-,43-,44-,45?,46+/m0/s1 ...
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... is a molecule which binds to sigma receptors.[1] 4-PPBP decreases neuronal nitric oxide synthase (nNOS) activity and ischemia-evoked nitric oxide (NO) production. 4-PPBP provides neuroprotection; this involves the prevention of ischemia-induced intracellular Ca2+dysregulation.[2]4-PPBP protects neurons using a mechanism that activates the transcription factor cyclic adenosine monophosphate response element-binding protein (CREB). Neuroprotection that is associated with 4-PPBP increases Bcl-2 expression; Bcl-2 expression is regulated by CREB. [3] ...
... is an allosteric endocannabinoid, as it is a negative allosteric modulator of the CB1 receptor.[4][5] Pregnenolone is involved in a natural negative feedback loop against CB1 receptor activation in animals.[6][better source needed] It prevents CB1 receptor agonists like tetrahydrocannabinol, the main active constituent in cannabis, from fully activating the CB1 [6][better source needed] Pregnenolone has been found to bind with high, nanomolar affinity to microtubule-associated protein 2 (MAP2) in the brain.[7][8] In contrast to pregnenolone, pregnenolone sulfate did not bind to microtubules.[7][8] However, progesterone did and with similar affinity to pregnenolone, although unlike pregnenolone, it did not increase binding of MAP2 to tubulin.[7][8] Pregnenolone was found to induce tubule polymerization in neuronal cultures and to increase neurite growth in PC12 cells treated with nerve growth factor.[7][8] As such, pregnenolone may control formation and stabilization of microtubules ...
... regulates pancreatic secretion activities by both endocrine and exocrine tissues. It also affects hepatic glycogen levels and gastrointestinal secretions. Its secretion in humans is increased after a protein meal, fasting, exercise, and acute hypoglycaemia, and is decreased by somatostatin and intravenous glucose. Plasma pancreatic polypeptide has been shown to be reduced in conditions associated with increased food intake and elevated in anorexia nervosa. In addition, peripheral administration of polypeptide has been shown to decrease food intake in rodents.[5] Pancreatic polypeptide inhibits pancreatic secretion of fluid, bicarbonate, and digestive enzymes.[3] It also stimulates gastric acid secretion.[3] It is the antagonist of cholecystokinin and opposes pancreatic secretion stimulated by cholecystokinin.[3] It may stimulate the migrating motor complex, synergistic with motilin.[3] On fasting, pancreatic polypeptide concentration is 80 pg/ml; after the meal, it rises ...
Brand names include Eskazinyl, Eskazine, Jatroneural, Modalina, Stelazine, Terfluzine, Trifluoperaz, Triftazin. In the United Kingdom and some other countries, trifluoperazine is sold and marketed under the brand 'Stelazine'. The drug is sold as tablet, liquid and 'Trifluoperazine-injectable USP' for deep intramuscular short-term use. GP studying pharmacological data has indicated cases of neck vertebrae irreversible fusing leading to NHS preparations being predominantly of the liquid form trifluoperazine as opposed to the tablet form as in Stela zine etc. In the past, trifluoperazine was used in fixed combinations with the MAO inhibitor (antidepressant) tranylcypromine (tranylcypromine/trifluoperazine) to attenuate the strong stimulating effects of this antidepressant. This combination was sold under the brand name Jatrosom N. Likewise a combination with amobarbital (potent sedative/hypnotic agent) for the amelioration of psychoneurosis and insomnia existed under the brand name Jalonac. In ...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved eptinezumab based primarily on evidence from two clinical trials (Trial 1/ NCT02559895 and Trial 2/ NCT02974153) of 1741 subjects with chronic or episodic migraine headaches.[6] Trials were conducted at 212 sites in United States, Georgia, Russia, Ukraine and European Union.[6] The benefit and side effects of eptinezumab were evaluated in two clinical trials of adult subjects 18 - 71 years of age with a history of migraine headaches.[6] The trials had similar designs.[6] Trial 1 enrolled subjects with a history of episodic migraine headaches and Trial 2 enrolled subjects with chronic migraine headaches.[6] Subjects were assigned to receive one of two doses of eptinezumab or placebo injections every three months for a total of twelve months in Trial 1, and for a total of 6 months in Trial 2.[6] Neither the subjects nor the health care providers knew which treatment was being given until the trial was completed.[6] The benefit of eptinezumab in ...
... is a methoxylated derivative of DMT. Based on studies in rats, its pharmacological activity is believed to be mainly through serotonin receptors. Specifically, it shows high affinity for the 5-HT2 and 5-HT1A subtypes.[10] Additional mechanisms of action such as inhibition of monoamine reuptake may be involved.[11] A 2019 European study with 42 volunteers showed that a single inhalation produced sustained enhancement of satisfaction with life, and easing of anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).[12] In 2018, researchers also discovered that 5-MeO-DMT is a psychoplastogen, which refers to a compound capable of promoting rapid and sustained neural plasticity.[13] ...
... is available as a generic medication and usually not too expensive.[7] Wholesale it costs between US$0.003 and US$0.15 per dose.[8] A month of treatment is about US$30 in the United States.[2] Since September 2012, the marketing licence in the UK has been held by Flynn Pharma Ltd, of Dublin, Ireland, and the product, although identical, has been called Phenytoin Sodium xxmg Flynn Hard Capsules. (The xxmg in the name refers to the strength-for example "Phenytoin sodium 25 mg Flynn Hard Capsules").[49] The capsules are still made by Pfizer's Goedecke subsidiary's plant in Freiburg, Germany and they still have Epanutin printed on them.[50] After Pfizer's sale of the UK marketing licence to Flynn Pharma, the price of a 28-pack of 25 mg phenytoin sodium capsules marked Epanutin rose from 66p (about $0.88) to £15.74 (about $25.06). Capsules of other strengths also went up in price by the same factor-2384%,[51] costing the UK's National Health Service an extra £43 million (about $68.44 ...
... ,[2] sold under the brand name Talwin among others, is a painkiller used to treat moderate to severe pain. It is believed to work by activating (agonizing) κ-opioid receptors (KOR) and blocking (antagonizing) μ-opioid receptors (MOR). As such it is called an opioid as it delivers its effects on pain by interacting with the opioid receptors. It shares many of the side effects of other opioids like constipation, nausea, itching, drowsiness and respiratory depression, but unlike most other opioids it fairly frequently causes hallucinations, nightmares and delusions. It is also, unlike most other opioids, subject to a ceiling effect, which is when at a certain dose (which differs from person-to-person) no more pain relief, or side effects, is obtained by increasing the dose any further.[3] Chemically it is classed as a benzomorphan and it comes in two enantiomers, which are molecules that are exact (non-superimposable) mirror images of one another. It was patented in 1960 and approved ...
It acts by interfering with the signal transmission between vestibular apparatus of the inner ear and the vomiting centre of the hypothalamus by limiting the activity of the vestibular hair cells which send signals about movement.[10] The disparity of signal processing between inner ear motion receptors and the visual senses is abolished, so that the confusion of brain whether the individual is moving or standing is reduced. Vomiting in motion sickness could be a physiological compensatory mechanism of the brain to keep the individual from moving so that it can adjust to the signal perception, but the true evolutionary reason for this malady is currently unknown.[11] When prescribed for balance problems and vertigo, cinnarizine is typically taken two or three times daily depending on the amount of each dose and when used to treat motion sickness, the pill is taken at least two hours before travelling and then again every four hours during travel.[12] However, a recent 2012 study comparing the ...
The plant also contains berberine. All parts of the plant contain an irritant oil that is most concentrated within the roots ...
The name is derived from Berberine. It can be derived by oxidative degradation of monascaminone with potassium permanganate. ...
These natural products include berberine and morphine. "4-Hydroxyphenylacetaldehyde". PubChem Compound. U.S. National Library ...
This argemone resin contains berberine and protopine. The seeds resemble the seeds of Brassica nigra (mustard). As a result, ...
Rueffer M, Zenk MH (1985). "Berberine synthesis, the methylenedioxy group forming enzyme in berberine synthesis". Tetrahedron ... 2 berberine + 2 H2O Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are columbamine and O2, whereas its two products are berberine and ... This enzyme is also called berberine synthase. This enzyme participates in alkaloid biosynthesis i. It employs one cofactor, ...
chinensis) The rhizomes of Coptis chinensis contain the isoquinoline alkaloids berberine, palmatine, and coptisine among others ... Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases Gibbs, Peter J.; Seddon, Kenneth R. (1998). Berberine and Huangbo: Ancient ... Because of the strong coloring quality of berberine, it has been traditionally used as a dye, especially for wool and other ...
The safety of using berberine for any condition is not adequately defined by high-quality clinical research. Its potential for ... The chemical constituents include isoquinolone alkaloids, especially berberine. A full list of phytochemicals was compiled and ... doi:10.4103/0973-7847.125517 "Berberine: MedlinePlus Supplements". MedlinePlus, National Library of Medicine, US National ...
Lin S, Tsai SC, Lee CC, Wang BW, Liou JY, Shyu KG (September 2004). "Berberine inhibits HIF-1alpha expression via enhanced ...
The alkaloid berberine upregulates the expression of HNF4A. This gene also plays a pivotal role in the expression and synthesis ... Wang ZQ, Lu FE, Leng SH, Fang XS, Chen G, Wang ZS, Dong LP, Yan ZQ (Oct 2008). "Facilitating effects of berberine on rat ...
Wild plants include Fritillaria, Cordyceps, berberine and lotus. Nyêmo was the birthplace of the great translator Vairocana, ...
Anti inflammatory activity of biotransformed derivatives of berberine. For the discovery of 'Phormidin' an inhibitor of the ...
July 2009). "Effect of berberine on Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm formation". International Journal of Antimicrobial ...
It is also believed to help insomnia in Chinese herbology.[citation needed] The roots contain the bitter alkaloid berberine. ...
Berberine is the main active component of an ancient Chinese herb Coptis chinensis French, which has been administered for what ... Yin, Jun; Xing, Huili; Ye, Jianping (May 2008). "Efficacy of Berberine in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes". Metabolism. 57 (5): ... the traditional medicine berberine (from plants such as Berberis and Mahonia), caffeine (Coffea), cocaine (Coca), ephedrine ( ...
Berberine is a chemical found in some plants like European barberry, goldenseal, goldthread, Oregon grape, phellodendron, and ... Alcaloïde de Berbérine, Berberina, Berbérine, Berberine Alkaloid, Berberine Complex, Berberine Sulfate, Sulfate de Berbérine, ... Berberine seems to work about as well as the medication pioglitazone. *Obesity. Early research shows that taking berberine can ... Taking berberine with pentobarbital might cause too much sleepiness.. Sedative medications (CNS depressants). Berberine might ...
As a natural dye, berberine has a color index of 75160. The safety of using berberine for any condition is not adequately ... "B3251 Berberine chloride form". Sigma-Aldrich. 2013. Retrieved 2 Aug 2013. "Berberine: MedlinePlus Supplements". MedlinePlus, ... Formation of the berberine bridge is rationalized as an oxidative process in which the N-methyl group, supplied by S-adenosyl ... Berberine is an alkaloid derived from tyrosine. L-DOPA and 4-hydroxypyruvic acid both come from L-tyrosine. Although two ...
Berberine reductase (EC 1.5.1.31) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction (R)-canadine + 2 NADP+ ⇌ {\displaystyle \ ... rightleftharpoons } berberine + 2 NADPH + H+ Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are (R)-canadine and nicotinamide adenine ... dinucleotide phosphate ion, whereas its 3 products are berberine, nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate, and hydrogen ion ...
This domain is found in the berberine bridge and berberine bridge-like enzymes, which are involved in the biosynthesis of ... Molecular characterization of berberine bridge enzyme genes from opium poppy.. Plant Physiol. 112 1669-77 1996 ... They catalyse the transformation of the N-methyl group of (S)-reticuline into the C-8 berberine bridge carbon of (S)-scoulerine ...
Berberine is found in several plants, including goldenseal, goldthread, and phellodendron. Supplements containing the chemical ... It contains berberine plus hydrochloride to improve absorption.. What We Liked: The premium berberine in this supplement can ... Best Berberine Supplements. Berberine is found in several plants, including goldenseal, goldthread, and phellodendron. ... When adding a berberine supplement to your routine, consider the dosage, the other components of the complex, and the number of ...
Learn more about Berberine uses, effectiveness, possible side effects, interactions, dosage, user ratings and products that ... BERBERINE. OTHER NAME(S): Alcaloïde de Berbérine, Berberina, Berbérine, Berberine Alkaloid, Berberine Complex, Berberine ... Some people apply berberine directly to the skin to treat burns and canker sores.. How does it work?. Berberine might cause ... Berberine can be transferred to the infant through breast milk, and it might cause harm.. Diabetes: Berberine can lower blood ...
Berberine is a compound extracted from several plants. It has many health benefits, and is one of the most effective natural ... What Is Berberine?. Berberine is a bioactive compound that can be extracted from several different plants, including a group of ... Berberine has a half-life of several hours, so it is necessary to spread your dosage to several times per day to achieve stable ... Bottom Line: Berberine is a compound that can be extracted from several different plants. It has a long history of use in ...
Percentage of berberine content based on the label claim in commercial preparations of berberine. The average (± SD) of the ... Chemical structures of berberine and 1,3-diphenylguanidine (DPG). Similar in structure to berberine, DPG was used as an ... Quantification of berberine by UHPLC-MS/MS. (A) A representative multiple-reaction-monitoring (MRM) chromatogram for berberine ... B) The 7-point calibration curve was plotted as the concentration of berberine versus the peak area ratio of berberine and DPG ...
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... Asked. 24 Mar 2014 by laurense. Updated. 24 Mar 2014. Topics. diabetes, ... it has been recommended that we use herbal substance berberine to help control hypoglycemia ( type2 diabetes ) our cardiologist ... is there a risk associated with mix of berberine and naproxen ??? ...
Berberine, an isoquinoline-type alkaloid isolated from many kinds of medicinal plants, has proven efficacy against a broad ... The aim of the presented work was to assess the antibacterial activity of berberine chloride in light of the effect exerted by ... The synergy between berberine and antibiotics demonstrates the potential application of compound combinations as an efficient, ... In our study minimum inhibitory concentrations (MIC) of berberine chloride against CoNS ranged from 16 to 512 µg/mL. The most ...
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Testing Status of Berberine chloride dihydrate M990031. CASRN: 5956-60-5. Related: BERBERINE (2086-83-1). Formula: C20-H18-N-O4 ... Berberine hydrochloride bihydrate. *5,6-Dihydro-9,10-dimethoxybenzo(g)-1,3-benzodioxolo(5,6-a)quinolizinium chloride dihydrate ... Citation: FINAL STUDY REPORT DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY EVALUATION FOR BERBERINE CHLORIDE DIHYDRATE ADMINISTERED IN THE FEED TO ... Citation: Final Study Report Developmental Toxicity Evaluation For Berberine Chloride Dihydrate Administered in the Feed to ...
Berberine activates thermogenesis in white and brown adipose tissue.. Zhang Z1, Zhang H1, Li B1, Meng X2, Wang J1, Zhang Y1, ... Berberine (BBR) is a compound derived from the Chinese medicinal plant Coptis chinensis. Here we show that BBR increases energy ...
Find 79 of ratings user reviews and ratings for BERBERINE on WebMD including side effects, effectiveness, ease of use and ... User Reviews for berberine. Comments & ratings on the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of berberine. ... Berberine and other natural herbs did NOTHING to lower my blood sugar, all the stuff did was make me VERY SICK!! Like go to the ... Berberine has been truly miraculous for me. A1c from 7.2 to 5.5 morning blood sugars 88-110. I had not had a blood sugar below ...
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Its also worth noting, and remembering, that berberine may even improve memory. A recent study has demonstrated that berberine ... One substance in particular, berberine, can be beneficial in treating an amazingly wide range of conditions. Berberine may ... side effects and potential interactions with prescription medications associated with berberine. For example, berberine should ... Berberine is an alkaloid, a naturally occurring chemical compound, extracted from the stems and roots of a variety of plants ...
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We demonstrate that berberine alleviates axonal mitochondrial abnormalities by preserving the mitochondrial membrane potential ... Although the underlying protective mechanism remains to be elucidated, the data suggest that the effects of berberine were in ... These findings highlight the neuroprotective and specifically mitoprotective effects of berberine treatment under conditions of ... The present study examined the beneficial effects of berberine, a natural isoquinoline alkaloid extracted from the traditional ...
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  • The therapeutic effect of berberine helps lower cholesterol, a major contributor to heart disease. (wickedlocal.com)
  • This work provided an important idea of the combination of microcalorimetry and CA for the study on anti-fungal effect of berberine and other compounds. (springer.com)
  • Ye BN, Hao ML, Liu P, Xie F. Action mechanism of anti-inflammation effect of berberine. (springer.com)
  • Effect of berberine on heart failure. (springer.com)
  • The inhibitory effect of berberine on cyclooxygenase-2/Ca 2+ pathway in human colon cell line. (springer.com)
  • The hypoglycemic effect of berberine was similar to that of metformin. (life-enhancement.com)
  • Some experts believe that this relaxing effect of berberine is linked to its antinociceptive property or the ability to proven the body from sensing pain. (naturalnews.com)
  • Another study explored the effect of berberine on both blood glucose and blood pressure in diabetic rats. (prostate.net)
  • This randomized, blinded intervention trial compared the effect of berberine against that of 2 conventional hypoglycemic drugs. (naturalmedicinejournal.com)
  • Here, we investigated the effect of Berberine on GC and its possible molecular mechanism through targeting HNF4α. (frontiersin.org)
  • Still, this effect of berberine fortunately led to further testing of the compound for patients with cardiovascular disease risk factors, and evidence developed to demonstrate a lowering of cholesterol (and triglycerides) and of blood sugar. (itmonline.org)
  • Thus, we examined the effect of berberine on the total expression of tight junction proteins ZO-1, occludin and claudin-1 in Caco-2 monolayers treated with or without IFN-γ and TNF-α. (nih.gov)
  • Therefore, for the first time, we attempted to examine the chemotherapeutic effect of berberine on prostate cancer cells in in vitro system. (aacrjournals.org)
  • B to E, dose- and time-dependent effect of berberine on the viability of human prostate carcinoma cells and nonneoplastic human prostate epithelial (PWR-1E) cells. (aacrjournals.org)
  • The body most easily absorbs berberine hydrochloride, which can cause a stronger heartbeat and ease the negative effects of high blood sugar. (yogajournal.com)
  • It contains berberine plus hydrochloride to improve absorption. (yogajournal.com)
  • Each bottle contains sixty 1200 mg capsules of berberine, and it's combined with hydrochloride to maximize fast absorption. (yogajournal.com)
  • The bottle contains 120 vegan capsules of 1200mg berberine plus extra strength hydrochloride. (yogajournal.com)
  • Also, taking 150 mg of berberine hydrochloride three times per day seems to speed up recovery time for people with diarrhea when added to some standard treatments. (webmd.com)
  • Berberine hydrochloride (BBR) has been reported to improve insulin resistance. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • More recent characterization and isolation of the main active constituent‚ berberine‚ has led to the development of this Berberine hydrochloride supplement. (pureformulas.com)
  • Berberine Hydrochloride is an alkaloid derived from goldthread, bark of cork tree and other plants. (alibaba.com)
  • Recently usage of anti-arrhythmic was found .Berberine Hydrochloride has effect on intestinal infections, bacillary dysentery. (alibaba.com)
  • Berberine (hydrochloride) (Berberis vulgaris) (root). (pno.ca)
  • The antibacterial properties of the D-networks loaded with natural berberine hydrochloride (BBH) were investigated toward E. coli and S. aureus by using colony growth on agar plates, bacterial growth curves based on optical densities, and confocal and fluorescence microscopy. (rsc.org)
  • Each capsule contains Berberine (from berberis aristata , root) 333 mg. (naturessunshine.com)
  • Berberine is found in Coptis chinensis (goldenthread), Berberis aquifolium (Oregon grape), Berberis vulgaris (barberry), Hydrastis canadensis (goldenseal), and Berberis aristata (tree turmeric). (life-enhancement.com)
  • Berberine is an alkaloid salt derived from the plant Berberis aristata . (crohns.net)
  • Swanson Berberine contains 400mg of Berberine HCl (from Berberis aristata root). (healthmonthly.co.uk)
  • Berberine is an alkaloid extracted from Chinese herbs such as hydrastis cacadensis (goldenseal), berberis aquifolium (oregon grape), berberis vulgaris (barberry), berberis aristata (tree turmeric) and coptidis rhizome (huanglian). (pcosnutrition.com)
  • Enzymedica''s Berberine is standardized for maximum potency and is sustainably sourced from Barberry seeds. (ralphs.com)
  • Berberine is an alkaloid, a naturally occurring chemical compound, extracted from the stems and roots of a variety of plants including barberry, a hardy shrub native to parts of Europe, Asia and Africa. (wickedlocal.com)
  • Berberine-500‚ by Thorne is an alkaloid that can be found in several plants‚ including barberry‚ Oregon grape‚ golden thread‚ goldenseal. (pureformulas.com)
  • The specific berberine extract used in Berberine-500 is from Indian Barberry extract root. (pureformulas.com)
  • Berberine is found in several plants such as goldenseal and barberry. (pno.ca)
  • Although all these herbs contain berberine and are cool to cold in energy and have a bitter flavor, phellodendron has a special property for which barberry or Oregon grape do not directly substitute. (planetherbs.com)
  • Berberine is an alkoloid present in a number of plants incuding barberry, tree tumeric, oregon grape, goldenseal, and goldenthread. (liverdoctor.com)
  • Per an article from Natural Medicine Journal , berberine is also found in many different types of plants, including goldenseal, oregon grape, and barberry. (wonderlabs.com)
  • Berberine is found in the roots and stem bark of many plants, including goldenseal, coptis or goldenthread, Oregon grape, barberry, and tree turmeric. (goodearthnaturalfoods.com)
  • Berberine Complex contains extracts of Barberry, Oregon Grape, and Goldenseal, which are sources of the natural alkaloid compound berberine. (ovitaminpro.com)
  • Berberine can also be found in goldenseal ( Hydrastis canadensis ) and barberry ( Berberis vulgaris ). (naturalnews.com)
  • Berberine is a naturally occurring alkaloid and a primary constituent of several plants including barberry, goldenseal, and phellodendron. (healthremedies.com)
  • Berberine is a natural alkaloid found in a wide variety of traditional herbs including goldenseal, barberry and Oregon grape. (healthmonthly.co.uk)
  • Berberine is a chemical compound found in many plants including goldenseal, barberry, oregon grape and phellodendron. (healthmonthly.co.uk)
  • Each serving of Only Natural Berberine delivers 1,000 mg of berberine, a natural alkaloid found in many herbs such as goldenseal and barberry. (swansonvitamins.com)
  • Several Western herbs also contain berberine, such as barberry root bark ( Berberis vulgaris ), Oregon grape root ( Berberis aquifolium ), and goldenseal root ( Hydrastis canadensis ). (itmonline.org)
  • Continuing the discussion of berberine-containing plants as Chinese-Western substitutes for each other, we first looked at using goldenseal in place of the Chinese herb, coptis (or vice versa if you can't find cultivated goldenseal). (planetherbs.com)
  • Quantification of Hydrastine and berberine in Goldenseal and berberine products by High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) methodology. (consumerlab.com)
  • For Goldenseal products: Contain at least 100% and no more than 140% of its claimed amount of hydrastine and/or berberine. (consumerlab.com)
  • Products containing Goldenseal dried root powder must contain a minimum of 2% hydrastine and 2.5% berberine (DSC- 2015, USP-36). (consumerlab.com)
  • Products containing Goldenseal powdered extract must contain a minimum of 5% hydrastine and a minimum of 10% berberine plus hydrastine (DSC-2015, USP-36). (consumerlab.com)
  • Hydrastis canadensis contains the alkaloid hydrastine, which is unique in this group of berberine-containing plants and is part of the more direct mucous membrane tonic action of goldenseal. (ndnr.com)
  • Dr. Jonathan Wright of the holistic Tahoma Clinic [1] in Washington state notes that several studies have shown that berberine, an alkaloid found in the herb goldenseal and other natural sources, can lower blood glucose as effectively as the drug metformin [2] at similar doses (500 mg 3x/day). (healthimpactnews.com)
  • The aim of the presented work was to assess the antibacterial activity of berberine chloride in light of the effect exerted by common antibiotics on fourteen reference strains of Staphylococccus spp. (mendeley.com)
  • The anti-fungal activity of berberine could also be expressed as half-inhibitory concentration IC 50 , i.e., 50% effective in this inhibition. (springer.com)
  • Antimicrobial activity of berberine alone and in combination with ampicillin or oxacillin against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. (crohns.net)
  • Nevertheless, the vascular sites for this activity of berberine are not clear. (healthremedies.com)
  • When adding a berberine supplement to your routine, consider the dosage, the other components of the complex, and the number of capsules per bottle. (yogajournal.com)
  • For each product, berberine was extracted from 3 unique capsules and analyzed by ultra-high-performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry. (nih.gov)
  • Plant-based, acid resistant capsules help protect the Berberine from stomach acid to deliver optimal results without the need for artificial coatings or additives. (ralphs.com)
  • Berberine Balance from Douglas Labs comes in easy to swallow capsules. (evitamins.com)
  • SINGLE INGREDIENT SUPPLEMENT: Our Doctor Recommended Pure Berberine is made with only one main ingredient Berberine HCI and vegetable cellulose capsules. (valshawcross.com)
  • Just two capsules of Sunergetic's Berberine formula, provides 1,200 mg of high quality Berberine. (valshawcross.com)
  • Our Berberine HCI capsules are easy to swallow, vegetarian and convenient. (valshawcross.com)
  • POWERFUL HEALTH BENEFITS OF BERBERINE: If you need a high quality Berberine supplement, you can count on our premium vegetarian Berberine capsules because we use high quality Berberine and each capsules has 600 mg of Berberine. (valshawcross.com)
  • Our Berberine supplement helps you achieve optimal levels of this potent plant alkaloid with fewer capsules per day. (valshawcross.com)
  • Learn about the health benefits of berberine at Phytonutrients.news . (naturalnews.com)
  • The synergy between berberine and antibiotics demonstrates the potential application of compound combinations as an efficient, novel therapeutic tool for antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections. (mendeley.com)
  • Is there a preventive and therapeutic role for berberine? (hindawi.com)
  • Modern science has now identified precise mechanisms of action and given clear indications for the therapeutic benefits of berberine. (pno.ca)
  • Taken together, for the first time, these results demonstrated that berberine can relieve renal injury in DN rats through mediating G proteins-AC-cAMP signaling pathway and inhibiting the abnormal proliferation of MCs by increasing cAMP level, suggesting that berberine could be a potential therapeutic agent for the treatment of DN. (springer.com)
  • The therapeutic dosage of berberine to improve insulin and other proven health benefits based on published studies is 500 mg, 3 times each day (similar to that of metformin dosing). (pcosnutrition.com)
  • The aim of the present study was to investigate the therapeutic effects of berberine and its potential mechanism in a mouse model of myocardial cell injury. (spandidos-publications.com)
  • Berberine induces apoptosis through a mitochondria/caspases pathway in human hepatoma cells. (springer.com)
  • Berberine induces apoptosis in SW620 human colonic carcinoma cells through generation of reactive oxygen species and activation of JNK/p38 MAPK and FasL. (springer.com)
  • Berberine, a natural product, induces G1-phase cell cycle arrest and caspase-3-dependent apoptosis in human prostate carcinoma cells. (crohns.net)
  • Recent study has revealed that berberine could induce apoptosis of human osteosarcoma U2OS cells through inhibiting the PI3K/Akt signaling pathway activation ( Chen, 2016 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • The MTDH-expression vector was transfected into MCF-7 and MDA-MB-231 cells, and the changes of cell viability and apoptosis were determined after berberine (50 μM) treatment. (medscimonit.com)
  • As MTDH expression increased, the enhanced apoptosis rates of breast cancer cells by berberine were remarkably inhibited. (medscimonit.com)
  • Berberine treatment also decreased myocardial cell apoptosis following anoxia‑reoxygenation injury via regulating the expression of apoptosis‑associated genes. (spandidos-publications.com)
  • However, p38 MAPK overexpression ameliorated the berberine‑induced decrease in NF‑κB activity and expression, as well as the berberine‑induced inhibition of myocardial apoptosis in myocardial cells isolated from experimental mice. (spandidos-publications.com)
  • In conclusion, the results of the present study indicate that berberine is able to decrease the expression of inflammatory cytokines expression and inhibit myocardial cell apoptosis via downregulating the p38 MAPK‑mediated NF‑κB signaling pathway. (spandidos-publications.com)
  • Pretreatment with the pan-caspase inhibitor z-VAD-fmk partially, but significantly, blocked the berberine-induced apoptosis, as also confirmed by the comet assay analysis of DNA fragmentation, suggesting that berberine-induced apoptosis of human prostate cancer cells is mediated primarily through the caspase-dependent pathway. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Lastly, the dosage you take matters: the study mentioned by examine.com used three doses of 500mg a day, but of course, your doctor might recommend something different if he/she does recommend berberine as a treatment. (wonderlabs.com)
  • Solaray Berberine 500mg will help you keep your Cholesterol & Blood Sugar levels at a minimum. (bestpricenutrition.com)
  • Solaray's Berberine 500mg is 100% Vegan & non-GMO. (bestpricenutrition.com)
  • In their study, Wei and colleagues randomly selected 89 women with PCOS to receive either berberine (500 mg, 3x daily), metformin (500mg, 3x daily), or a placebo for 3 months. (pcosnutrition.com)
  • Trials have shown that Berberine can improve the effectiveness of statins. (pno.ca)
  • Numerous clinical trials have shown that berberine increases insulin sensitivity, inhibits sugar production by the liver, and lowers high blood sugar as effectively as metformin, and is usually better at lowering high triglycerides and cholesterol. (beyondhealth.com)
  • Research has shown that Berberine could have a positive effect on lowering cholesterol levels, blood pressure and fat loss to collectively reduce unnecessary pressure on your cardiovascular system. (healthmonthly.co.uk)
  • Some studies have shown that berberine also has anti-cancer effects. (pcosnutrition.com)
  • Early research shows that applying an ointment that contains berberine and beta-sitosterol can treat second-degree burns as effectively as conventional treatment with silver sulfadiazine. (medlineplus.gov)
  • There is a long and continuous history of herbal medication use to treat diabetes in China where considerable research presents a strong case that Rhizoma coptidis (which contains berberine as its major constituent) can help those with T2D by reducing glucose activities and decreasing bad lipids. (life-enhancement.com)
  • Armolipid Plus , a treatment that contains berberine, has been found to improve heart health measures in people with metabolic syndrome. (goodearthnaturalfoods.com)
  • Berberine 200 mg supplement contains berberine in an exclusive and effective formula. (crohns.net)
  • Berberine IR naturally supports healthy blood glucose levels by up-regulating enzymes that trigger blood glucose metabolism. (naturessunshine.com)
  • Berberine, a constituent of certain plants, helps activate a key enzyme that supports blood glucose metabolism, turning your cells from "idle" to "on" and helping them to use glucose efficiently. (naturessunshine.com)
  • I have been taking Berberine by Integrative Therapeutics for over a year and my blood glucose and lipid are normal as confirmed by a recent blood test. (pureformulas.com)
  • A new review focuses on several studies showing that the plant alkaloid berberine can lower blood glucose as effectively as the drug metformin at similar doses (500 mg, taken 3 times/day), and perhaps even better in some ways. (life-enhancement.com)
  • In severalclinical trials, berberine supplementation for three months resulted in healthy blood glucose and cholesterol levels. (healthremedies.com)
  • Currently there is much research on how berberine works to lower blood pressure, blood glucose, and cholesterol. (prostate.net)
  • Berberine lowers blood glucose in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients through increasing insulin receptor expression. (naturalmedicinejournal.com)
  • Based on the existing evidence reviewed, berberine has beneficial effects on blood glucose control in the treatment of type 2 diabetic patients and exhibits efficacy comparable with that of conventional oral hypoglycaemics [but without side effects]. (healthimpactnews.com)
  • Berberine inhibits the CYP2D6 and CYP3A4 enzymes which are involved in metabolism of endogenous substances and xenobiotics, including many prescription drugs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Anna Luganini, Beatrice Mercorelli, Lorenzo Messa, Giorgio Palù, Giorgio Gribaudo, and Arianna Loregian, "The isoquinoline alkaloid berberine inhibits human cytomegalovirus replication by interfering with the viral Immediate Early-2 (IE2) protein transactivating activity. (hindawi.com)
  • Berberine inhibits modified LDL-induced Müller cell injury by activating the AMPK pathway, and merits further study as an agent for preventing and/or treating DR. (arvojournals.org)
  • In vitro treatment of human prostate carcinoma cells with berberine inhibits the proliferation potential and induces cell death in a dose- and time-dependent manner. (aacrjournals.org)
  • In our study minimum inhibitory concentrations (MIC) of berberine chloride against CoNS ranged from 16 to 512 µg/mL. (mendeley.com)
  • A, chemical structure of berberine chloride. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Some early research shows that taking berberine sulfate can decrease diarrhea by a small amount in people with cholera. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Some early research shows that taking berberine sulfate can decrease diarrhea in people with an E. coli infection. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Some early research suggests that taking 400 mg of berberine sulfate can decrease diarrhea in people with certain bacterial infectionsE. (webmd.com)
  • Its extract form is known as berberine sulfate. (crohns.net)
  • Investigations demonstrated that the adherence of Streptococcus pyogenes to epithelial cells was inhibited with berberine sulfate, preventing this potentially problematic gram-positive bacteria from colonizing. (ndnr.com)
  • The safety of using berberine for any condition is not adequately defined by high-quality clinical research. (wikipedia.org)
  • A growing body of research is revealing a much broader clinical applicability of berberine, with anti-inflammatory, hypotensive, sedative and anti-convulsant effects, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. (wickedlocal.com)
  • That s why berberine s clinical history involves treatment of diarrhea, intestinal parasite infections and a serious eye infection called trachoma. (pjstar.com)
  • This is a multicenter, double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial to investigate the efficacy and safety of berberine on subjects with Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis.Patients with biopsy-proven non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) from 18-65 years of age were enrolled. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Due to the lack of clinical trials on berberine, the researchers decided to conduct a pre-clinical trial review. (naturalnews.com)
  • Clinical trials have been conducted using Berberine. (crohns.net)
  • In this study they investigated the antimicrobial activity of Nerberine, the main antibacterial substance of Coptidis rhizoma (Coptis chinensis Franch) and Phellodendri cortex (Phellodendron amurense Ruprecht), against clinical isolates of MRSA, and the effects of berberine on the adhesion to MRSA and intracellular invasion into human gingival fibroblasts (HGFs). (crohns.net)
  • In clinical studies, it has been demonstrated that berberine supports maintenance of intestinal flora, which supports a healthy digestive and immune system. (ovitaminpro.com)
  • These studies reveal that berberine may have clinical applications in a range of conditions. (healthimpactnews.com)
  • Recent clinical trials have yielded conflicting results as to which of the disease organisms causing intestinal symptoms are responsive to berberine (1, 2). (itmonline.org)
  • The hypotensive action of berberine has been confirmed in several pharmacology experiments, but follow-up clinical trials have been lacking. (itmonline.org)
  • Berberine activates thermogenesis in white and brown adipose tissue. (nih.gov)
  • Berberine activates adenosine monophosphate kinase (AMPK). (pureformulas.com)
  • OBJECTIVE- Berberine (BBR) activates AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) and improves insulin sensitivity in rodent models of insulin resistance. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Berberine activates adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase (AMPK), which enhances the uptake of glucose and in the process, lowers blood sugar levels and cholesterol production. (naturalnews.com)
  • Berberine is most commonly taken for diabetes, high levels of cholesterol or other fats (lipids) in the blood (hyperlipidemia), and high blood pressure. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Berberine seems to slightly reduce blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Berberine is most commonly taken by mouth for diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure. (webmd.com)
  • Early research suggests that berberine decreases blood sugar, blood fats called triglycerides, and markers of liver damage in people with diabetes and hepatitis B or C. (webmd.com)
  • Many studies show that berberine can significantly reduce blood sugar levels in individuals with type 2 diabetes ( 9 ). (healthline.com)
  • According to a big review of 14 studies, berberine is as effective as oral diabetes drugs, including metformin, glipizide and rosiglitazone ( 13 ). (healthline.com)
  • Berberine is very effective at lowering blood sugar and HbA1c, which are elevated in people with diabetes. (healthline.com)
  • Berberine is an isoquinoline alkaloid plant extract that is widely available as a dietary supplement in the United States and has demonstrated efficacy in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus and dyslipidemia. (nih.gov)
  • Diabetes - In a study published by the Endocrine Society, berberine was found to be a beneficial treatment of type 2 diabetes because of its ability to lower blood-sugar levels. (wickedlocal.com)
  • A recent study has demonstrated that berberine can prevent diabetes-related impairment of brain and memory function over time. (wickedlocal.com)
  • Berberine is a plant alkaloid that is widely used to treat gastrointestinal infections, diabetes, hypertension, and hypercholesterolemia. (nih.gov)
  • One of the most celebrated studies on berberine compared taking 500 milligrams (mg) two to three times daily for three months with the diabetes drug metformin. (liverdoctor.com)
  • As we have already reported (see "Take This Dye for Diabetes" in the November 2010 issue), two recent studies (also covered in the recent review) show the effectiveness of berberine compared to metformin for type 2 diabetes. (life-enhancement.com)
  • 2 In the first study, 36 adults with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes were randomly assigned to treatment with berberine or metformin (500 mg 3 times/day) in a 3-month trial. (life-enhancement.com)
  • Another recent study, covered in the review, showed that berberine benefits type 2 diabetes. (life-enhancement.com)
  • 3 In this study, 116 patients with type 2 diabetes and dyslipidemia were randomly allocated to receive berberine (1 g daily) or placebo for 3 months. (life-enhancement.com)
  • Turning to a new Chinese systemic review and meta-analysis about the use of berberine for type 2 diabetes (T2D), this study seems to fit the top category of the evidential pyramid shown above [see Fig. 1]. (life-enhancement.com)
  • We have recently reported that berberine (BBR) displays insulin-sensitizing properties in rodent models of insulin resistance and diabetes ( 3 ). (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Although findings appear promising, more research is needed to compare the benefits of berberine with other diabetes treatments. (goodearthnaturalfoods.com)
  • Early research in people with type 2 diabetes and liver conditions suggests that berberine may have health benefits. (goodearthnaturalfoods.com)
  • Chinese, Korean, & Australian scientists at Garvan Institute in Sydney, Australia, show that Berberine can be helpful for Diabetes. (crohns.net)
  • Avoid the metformin bandwagon-from diabetes to cancer, berberine matches-or beats-this patent medicine every time. (beyondhealth.com)
  • Dong H. Berberine in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a systemic review and meta-analysis. (beyondhealth.com)
  • This way, not only does berberine help improve digestion and metabolism, but it also helps lower the risk of Type 2 diabetes. (naturalnews.com)
  • This finding suggested to the authors that "berberine might provide a combinational therapy for controlling hyperglycemia and blood pressure in diabetes. (prostate.net)
  • As a result of the impressive effects of berberine on hepatic health, an additional 35 patients with glucose intolerance or type 2 diabetes who were also suffering from hepatitis B or C were given berberine to see whether similar reductions in liver enzyme levels would occur. (naturalmedicinejournal.com)
  • Utilizing a time-honoured ingredient found in both Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Ayurvedic medicine, Berberine IR works to support blood sugar balance and glucose metabolism through a unique cellular action. (naturessunshine.com)
  • Traditionally used in Chinese and Ayurvedic (Hindu) medicine, Berberine is a plant alkaloid with a multitude of established benefits, including (but not limited to): normalizing sugar metabolism, reducing inflammation and increasing good cholesterol levels. (pno.ca)
  • Berberine was able to control blood sugar and lipid metabolism as effectively as metformin, with researchers describing berberine as a "potent oral hypoglycemic agent. (liverdoctor.com)
  • Berberine specifically supports gut health by inhibiting the ability of endotoxins to bind to muscle cells, thus helping to support proper glucose metabolism function. (healthy-sunshine.com)
  • Berberine has been shown to regulate glucose and lipid metabolism in vitro and in vivo. (healthremedies.com)
  • DRUG INTERACTIONS: Berberine appears to undergo phase I hepatic metabolism. (healthremedies.com)
  • Studies have suggested that Berberine may be effective in helping to regulate glucose metabolism. (healthmonthly.co.uk)
  • Berberine has been reported to interfere with bilirubin metabolism in infants, 3 thus hypothetically exacerbating neonatal jaundice and potentially providing argument against use in pregnancy and lactation. (naturalmedicinejournal.com)
  • Atrogin-1 affects muscle protein synthesis and degradation when energy metabolism is impaired by the antidiabetes drug berberine. (professionalmuscle.com)
  • Berberine, a natural isoquinoline alkaloid, could modulate lipid metabolism and glucose homeostasis by regulating the expression of HNF4α in many metabolic diseases. (frontiersin.org)
  • Berberine plays a role in several crucial roles in the human body such as maintaining healthy glucose metabolism for those already within the normal ranges and cardiovascular health. (swansonvitamins.com)
  • Berberine, an isoquinolone alkaloid, has shown favorable effects on glucose and lipid metabolism in animal and human studies, but effects on DR are unknown. (arvojournals.org)
  • You can earn a 8% commission by selling N1 Nutrition Premium Berberine HCI Plus 1200mg Per Serving [Non GMO, Vegan] Promotes and Supports Glucose Metabolism, Healthy Cholesterol Levels and Weight Management, 120 Veggie Caps on your website. (fishpond.com.au)
  • However, one of the main actions of berberine is to activate an enzyme inside cells called AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) ( 5 ). (healthline.com)
  • Berberine has been shown to influence the enzyme AMPK, which is involved in regulating the body''s energy levels and other metabolic processes. (ralphs.com)
  • Berberine works by targeting the activated protein kinase (AMPK) enzyme. (pno.ca)
  • One of the ways berberine works is by activating an enzyme known as Adenosine Monophosphate-Activated Protein Kinase (AMPK) and decreasing a corresponding enzyme, which leads to increased insulin sensitivity, per examine.com . (wonderlabs.com)
  • Scientists think that this beneficial reduction in cholesterol from taking berberine occurs specifically from an increase of activity in the LDL receptor area, and a lessening of lipid synthesis due to increased activation of AMPK, as per selfhacked.com . (wonderlabs.com)
  • Although AMPk activity tends to diminish with age (as well as with eating too much and exercising too little), both berberine and metformin can boost AMPk activity and in many cases make a significant impact on reversing the above conditions. (beyondhealth.com)
  • Caloric restriction and vigorous exercise, as well as other botanicals, like curcumin and resveratrol, also boost AMPk, but berberine outshines the others and takes up where healthy lifestyle leaves off. (beyondhealth.com)
  • Research is still being conducted into how Berberine exactly works in the body, but later theories have suggested that it could be enhancing the action of the enzyme AMPK (adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase) which influences how the body creates and uses cellular energy. (healthmonthly.co.uk)
  • 200 mg protein/L) for 6 or 24 hours, with/without pretreatment with berberine (5 μM, 1 hour) and/or the adenosine monophosphate (AMP)-activated protein kinase (AMPK) inhibitor, Compound C (5 μM, 1 hour). (arvojournals.org)
  • Berberine (BBR) is a compound derived from the Chinese medicinal plant Coptis chinensis. (nih.gov)
  • The present study examined the beneficial effects of berberine, a natural isoquinoline alkaloid extracted from the traditional medicinal plant Coptis chinensis , on A β -induced mitochondrial and synaptic damage in primary cultured hippocampal neurons. (hindawi.com)
  • Anti-bacterial activity of Coptis chinensis and berberine on Helicobacter pylori in vitro . (springer.com)
  • Berberine (BBR), an active component of a Chinese herb Coptis chinensis French, has been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties through suppressing macrophage migration in various inflammation animal model. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • In Coptis japonica cell cultures an alternative pathway has been discovered which leads from (S)-tetrahydrocolumbamine via (S)-canadine to berberine. (uni-muenchen.de)
  • The four terminal enzymes catalyzing the pathway from (S)-reticuline to berberine are housed in Berberis as well as in Coptis in smooth vesicles with a density of =1.14 g/ml. (uni-muenchen.de)
  • Berberine ( Fig. 1 ) is an isoquinoline alkaloid, usually extracted from rhizomes and roots from plants such as the Berbis, Coptis , and Hydrastis species. (aspetjournals.org)
  • Berberine is an active constituent of many plants including Phellodendron amurense root. (pureformulas.com)
  • literally "yellow thread") and related species used as its substitutes have about 4-8% berberine, while Phellodendron amurense bark ( huangbo , literally "yellow bo ," where bo is this particular type of tree) has about half as much, at 2-4% berberine. (itmonline.org)
  • Berberine is a bitter yellow plant alkaloid that has long been used in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. (pno.ca)
  • Berberine or Berberis is a bitter-tasting, yellow, plant alkaloid with a long history of medicinal use in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. (crohns.net)
  • Their studes using animal models show that berberine acts in part by activating an enzyme in the muscle and liver that is involved in improving sensitivity of the tissue to insulin which, in turn, helps lower blood sugar levels. (crohns.net)
  • The data show that berberine is selectively accumulated by mitochondria, which is accompanied by arrest of cell proliferation, mitochondrial fragmentation and depolarization, oxidative stress, and a decrease in ATP levels. (aspetjournals.org)
  • The current studies were undertaken to investigate the protective effects and the possible molecular mechanism of berberine on streptozotocin (STZ)-induced DN rats. (springer.com)
  • Thus, the aim of this study is to investigate the possible effect and the mechanism of berberine against cerebral ischemic injury using the middle cerebral artery occlusion (MCAO) model. (unboundmedicine.com)
  • There is early evidence that berberine can help lower cholesterol levels in people with high cholesterol. (webmd.com)
  • There is preliminary evidence that berberine might inhibit cytochrome P450 3A4, 2C9, 2D6enzymes. (healthremedies.com)
  • Studies also indicate that berberine may contribute to lowering excessively high cholesterol and triglyceride levels‚ without the typical side effects of statins. (crohns.net)
  • Recent studies indicate that berberine is a helpful supplement for maintaining cardiometabolic health and is considered effective and safe. (healthremedies.com)
  • Early research suggests that taking a combination of berberine and soy isoflavones can reduce menopausal symptoms. (webmd.com)
  • Variability in product quality may significantly contribute to inconsistencies in the safety and effectiveness of berberine. (nih.gov)
  • However, the safety and effectiveness of berberine are unclear. (goodearthnaturalfoods.com)
  • The safety and effectiveness of berberine for this condition remains unclear. (goodearthnaturalfoods.com)
  • The effectiveness of berberine in checking the growth of androgen-insensitive, as well as androgen-sensitive, prostate cancer cells without affecting the growth of normal prostate epithelial cells indicates that it may be a promising candidate for prostate cancer therapy. (crohns.net)
  • The potential effectiveness of berberine is indicated by its use in the Indian Ayurvedic ( 10 ), Unani, and Chinese systems of medicine since time immemorial. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Primary Objective To assess the comparative effect of a combination (known as CAR-191) of berberine (200 mg), alpha-lipoic acid (150 mg), and picrorhiza (100 mg) three times a day, compared to placebo three times a day, on parameters relate to appetite suppression, weight control and body composition in a high risk population with the metabolic syndrome. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Berberine Plus is an advanced supplement that helps women with PCOS lower testosterone, improve fertility and metabolic complications of PCOS including insulin resistance, fatty liver, and high cholesterol. (pcosnutrition.com)
  • The PCOS Nutrition Center Berberine Plus can help with weight loss, fertility, and improving metabolic aspects associated with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). (pcosnutrition.com)
  • Due to its many positive health benefits, berberine has been suggested as a way to possibly prevent metabolic disorders such as high cholesterol, insulin resistance, and high blood pressure. (pcosnutrition.com)
  • There are 3 general conditions for which we should consider berberine: metabolic syndrome, inflammation, and cancer. (healthimpactnews.com)
  • Moreover, our in vivo [human] study also showed that, after taking berberine for three months, patients with metabolic syndrome were found to reduce their waist circumferences and BMI to varying degrees. (healthimpactnews.com)
  • In recent years, the botanical extract berberine has been pushed from relative obscurity to the forefront of nutritional medicine. (liverdoctor.com)
  • Berberine Balance 60c by Douglas Labs supplies high potency berberine combined with alpha lipoic acid and grape seed extract for blood sugar and cardiovascular support. (healthremedies.com)
  • Berberine is a botanical extract, derived from the roots, rhizome and stem bark of a number of medicinal plants that have been used in Chinese medicine for centuries. (smithsfoodanddrug.com)
  • Despite the current report's finding that berberine "always shows [a] convincing safety record in patients," some cautions should be considered in using this botanical extract. (naturalmedicinejournal.com)
  • tree turmeric) primarily to detoxify the liver along with all its other berberine effects of treating cancer, infectious yeast, and hypoglycemia. (planetherbs.com)
  • New research has emerged demonstrating the neuroprotective effects of berberine in animal models of Alzheimer's. (naturalnews.com)
  • Research shows that taking a specific product containing berberine and other ingredients for 3 months lowers cholesterol levels in people with heart disease who had a procedure called a percutaneous intervention (PCI). (medlineplus.gov)
  • It's unclear if the effects of this product are due to berberine, other ingredients, or the combination. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Several studies 10-13 demonstrated inhibition of growth and activity by berberine against a group of protozoan organisms, including Entamoeba histolytica , Giardia lamblia , Blastocystis hominis , and the protozoa that causes Chagas disease, Trypanosoma cruzi . (ndnr.com)
  • The berberine-induced inhibition of proliferation of DU145, PC-3, and LNCaP cells was associated with G 1 -phase arrest, which in DU145 cells was associated with inhibition of expression of cyclins D1, D2, and E and cyclin-dependent kinase (Cdk) 2, Cdk4, and Cdk6 proteins, increased expression of the Cdk inhibitory proteins (Cip1/p21 and Kip1/p27), and enhanced binding of Cdk inhibitors to Cdk. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Berberine, a naturally occurring isoquinoline alkaloid, has been shown to possess anti-inflammatory and anti-tumor properties in some in vitro systems. (crohns.net)
  • In vitro treatment of androgen-insensitive (DU145 and PC-3) and androgen-sensitive (LNCaP) prostate cancer cells with berberine inhibited cell proliferation and induced cell death in a dose-dependent and time-dependent manner. (crohns.net)
  • Natural product berberine (BBR) exhibits potent anti-inflammatory effect in vitro and in vivo, while the underlying mechanisms remain elusive. (theflow.org)
  • In vivo and in vitro experiments have also shown blood pressure support and vasorelaxatory effects of berberine. (healthremedies.com)
  • AbstractObjectiveTo evaluate whether the berberine treatment can improve endothelial repair capacity of early endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) from prehypertensive subjects through increasing CXC chemokine receptor 4 (CXCR4) signaling.MethodsEPCs were isolated from prehypertensive and healthy subjects and cultured.In vivo reendothelialization capacity of EPCs from prehypertensive patients with or withoutin vitro berberine treatment was examined in a nude mouse model of carotid artery injury. (medworm.com)
  • Here, we report that in vitro treatment of androgen-insensitive (DU145 and PC-3) and androgen-sensitive (LNCaP) prostate cancer cells with berberine inhibited cell proliferation and induced cell death in a dose-dependent (10-100 μmol/L) and time-dependent (24-72 hours) manner. (aacrjournals.org)
  • First used more than 2,500 years ago in Chinese and Ayurvedic (Hindu) traditional medicine, berberine is known for its antimicrobial qualities. (wickedlocal.com)
  • Berberine (BBR) is an eminent component of traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for more than 2000 years. (nih.gov)
  • Berberine is found in the roots and stem bark of various plants and has been used for many years in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. (naturalhealthyconcepts.com)
  • Usually extracted from the roots, stem and bark, Berberine has had a long history of use in both Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. (healthmonthly.co.uk)
  • Those who are pregnant or breast-feed should also not take berberine as it can be passed to the infant through the placenta or through breast milk. (naturalhealthyconcepts.com)
  • Can I take Berberine with my statin medication as prescribed by my doctor? (pno.ca)
  • Can I take Berberine if I am pregnant or when I am nursing? (pno.ca)
  • Patients were randomly assigned to take berberine (500 mg twice per day) in the form of berberine HCl, 1.5 gram per day metformin, or 4 mg per day rosiglitazone for 2 months. (naturalmedicinejournal.com)
  • Women with PCOS were randomly selected to take berberine, metformin, or placebo during IVF treatment. (pcosnutrition.com)
  • All of these plants contain berberine in their roots‚ stems‚ and bark. (pureformulas.com)
  • A compound called berberine is one of the most effective natural supplements available. (healthline.com)
  • Berberine is a bioactive compound that can be extracted from several different plants, including a group of shrubs called Berberis ( 1 ). (healthline.com)
  • Berberine is a compound that can be extracted from several different plants. (healthline.com)
  • Berberine, an alkaloid compound, is a naturally-occurring substance known for its potency as a potential treatment for certain diseases. (wonderlabs.com)
  • Given the ubiquitousness of this compound in different types of plant life, and its medical effectiveness, berberine is an impressive and beautiful form of alternative medicine. (wonderlabs.com)
  • Natural News ) Berberine is a naturally occurring compound found in the plants that belong to the genus Berberis . (naturalnews.com)
  • Berberine is a bitter-tasting, yellow compound found in plants. (goodearthnaturalfoods.com)
  • Berberine is a yellow-colored alkaloid compound found in several different plants with antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and immune-enhancing properties. (healthimpactnews.com)
  • Berberine is an isoquinoline alkaloid with a bright yellow color that is easily seen in most of the herb materials that contain any significant amount of this compound. (itmonline.org)
  • Also, some early research shows that taking 500 mg of berberine 2-3 times daily for up to 3 months might control blood sugar as effectively as metformin or rosiglitazone. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Berberine may even lower blood sugar levels similarly to metformin and may improve cholesterol levels better than metformin. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Some research shows that berberine can lower blood sugar levels similar to metformin, but berberine seems to improve cholesterol levels better than metformin. (webmd.com)
  • The researchers were surprised that the glucose-lowering effects of berberine were found to be very similar to that of metformin. (life-enhancement.com)
  • I have used berberine along with metformin for about 3 months now. (bestpricenutrition.com)
  • Yet compared with metformin, berberine has far fewer side effects. (beyondhealth.com)
  • my A1c went down from 7.6% to 5.6% after the first 3 months on Berberine, still LCHF only, last 3 months went from 5.6% to 5.5% so stabalising nicely, taken myself off metformin completely for next 3 months to see what will happen! (diabetesforum.com)
  • The results were on par with the individual drug for those conditions (metformin, statins and blood pressure-lowering drugs)….The results show [berberine is] very safe [and] a very effective natural alternative to drugs used for these common conditions. (prostate.net)
  • I have been using metformin and berberine for around 16 months. (professionalmuscle.com)
  • Berberine improves insulin resistance in a similar way to metformin . (pcosnutrition.com)
  • The effects of berberine have been compared to metformin in women with PCOS. (pcosnutrition.com)
  • After 3 months of treatment, women who took berberine saw greater reductions in body fat loss than metformin or placebo. (pcosnutrition.com)
  • Berberine lowered insulin and glucose levels similarly to metformin. (pcosnutrition.com)
  • Women with PCOS who took berberine saw significant reductions in total cholesterol, LDL (bad cholesterol levels), and triglycerides and a significant improvement in HDL (good cholesterol levels), more than metformin. (pcosnutrition.com)
  • Berberine lowered total testosterone levels similar to that of metformin. (pcosnutrition.com)
  • Those who took berberine showed greater pregnancy rates than metformin or placebo. (pcosnutrition.com)
  • The present findings suggest that the coadministration of berberine and silymarin is associated with an advantageous improvement in lipid and glucose profile, suggesting the possible use of this nutraceutical combination in order to promote the cardiometabolic health' - [ Nutra USA ] - See silymarin at Amazon.com and berberine at Amazon.com . (qualitycounts.com)
  • Dr. Whitaker has noted that some people might see an improvement in fasting glucose after about 2 weeks of taking Berberine, however everyone is different. (pno.ca)
  • Its unique mechanism of action makes Berberine IR™ an excellent option for those who wish to start or strengthen their glucose management regimen. (healthy-sunshine.com)
  • Unlike other herbal supplements for heart health, Swanson has selected Berberine for its combined action on maintaining both healthy cholesterol and glucose levels. (healthmonthly.co.uk)
  • According to Michael Murray, ND, "There were 27 double-blind, placebo-controlled trials with berberine for [high glucose, high cholesterol, high blood pressure]. (prostate.net)
  • Berberine has previously been reported to increase insulin receptor expression and improve parameters of glucose tolerance in rodents and in human cell lines. (naturalmedicinejournal.com)
  • Berberine improves insulin signal transduction by stimulating glucose intake via the activation of the AMP-activated protein kinase pathway. (pcosnutrition.com)
  • These findings highlight the neuroprotective and specifically mitoprotective effects of berberine treatment under conditions of A β enrichment. (hindawi.com)
  • They searched five online databases for relevant studies and found 15 papers reporting the effects of berberine treatment. (naturalnews.com)
  • I take this Berberine by Integrative Therapeutics product for general immunity a. (pureformulas.com)
  • Although the underlying protective mechanism remains to be elucidated, the data suggest that the effects of berberine were in part related to its potent antioxidant activity. (hindawi.com)
  • Berberine-A potent chemosensitizer and chemoprotector to conventional cancer therapies - Phytother Res 2021 Feb 8 - 'Chemotherapy and radiotherapy are mainstay treatments for cancer patients. (qualitycounts.com)
  • In recent years, Berberine (BBR), a natural isoquinoline alkaloid has garnered more attention due to its potent chemosensitizing and chemoprotective properties. (qualitycounts.com)
  • Due to the beneficial properties of berberine, the researchers believe that this phytonutrient is a promising multi-potent agent against Alzheimer's. (naturalnews.com)
  • Berberine is a potent natural product that offers plenty of health benefits. (naturalnews.com)
  • Berberine (BBR) possesses anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-tumor activities, as well as potent neuroprotective effects. (unboundmedicine.com)
  • Tests of the antiseptic action of berberine against bacteria, yeasts, viruses, and amoebas have shown a range of activity levels from apparent potent action to mild suppression. (itmonline.org)
  • Among these hybrids, compounds 4f and 4i, berberine linked with o-methylthiophenyl and o-chlorothiophenyl by a 2-carbon spacer, were observed to be potent inhibitors of AChE, with IC50 values of 0.077 and 0.042 μM, respectively. (unboundmedicine.com)
  • and to evaluate the magnitude of interactions of berberine with these antistaphylococcal antibiotics. (mendeley.com)
  • Keep in mind, there are several health safety warnings, side effects and potential interactions with prescription medications associated with berberine. (wickedlocal.com)
  • Many studies have reported interactions between berberine-containing products and cytochromes P450 (CYPs), but little is known about whether berberine alters CYP activities in humans, especially after repeated doses. (nih.gov)
  • Drug-drug interactions should be considered when berberine is administered. (nih.gov)
  • Specifically, we incorporated 289 high-quality protein targets of berberine by integrating experimental drug-target interactions (DTIs) extracted from literatures and computationally predicted DTIs inferred by network-based inference approach. (frontiersin.org)
  • Previous studies suggest that mitochondria may be an important target of berberine, but relatively little is known about the extent or molecular mechanisms of berberine-mitochondrial interactions. (aspetjournals.org)
  • Berberine may also work to increase the number and activity of insulin receptors on the cells, which can promote insulin sensitivity. (pno.ca)
  • Our results showed that berberine can promote human fat cell proliferation and inhibit fat cell enlargement, indicating that it may be able to reduce inflammation responses, improve insulin sensitivity of visceral adipose tissue, and reduce or eliminate the visceral adipose tissue. (healthimpactnews.com)
  • This domain is found in the berberine bridge and berberine bridge-like enzymes, which are involved in the biosynthesis of numerous isoquinoline alkaloids. (ebi.ac.uk)
  • Evidence of the antimicrobial activity of plants containing berberine alkaloids can be found throughout the literature. (ndnr.com)
  • Berberine has long been used in traditional Ayurveda and Chinese medicine to treat many health concerns, including intestinal problems, bacterial infections, and inflammation. (naturalhealthyconcepts.com)
  • The second way is by reduction of inflammation - through an effect on inflammatory cytokines, Berberine again helps to prevent the progression of liver injury. (pno.ca)
  • 2-4 In the more reductionist view of herbal medicine, the berberine alkaloid plants are often thought of as "natural antibiotics," fighting infections, fevers, and inflammation, to be used when you do not want the prescription antibiotics and their adverse effects. (ndnr.com)
  • It has previously been reported that berberine is able to attenuate lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced inflammation and extracellular matrix accumulation via regulating the nuclear factor (NF)-κB signaling pathway ( 13 ). (spandidos-publications.com)
  • The premium berberine in this supplement can reduce high cholesterol levels and improve cholesterol management. (yogajournal.com)
  • With improved gut health, the berberine supplement controls the growth of destructive gut flora while promoting growth of the good. (yogajournal.com)
  • Berberine may also be effective as a weight loss supplement. (healthline.com)
  • Fifteen unique dietary supplements containing berberine were purchased through U.S. dietary supplement vendors. (nih.gov)
  • Berberine is available over the counter as a stand-alone nutritional supplement or in combination with other supplement products. (wickedlocal.com)
  • Besides common food sources, berberine is also available as a supplement. (naturalnews.com)
  • ADVANCED BERBERINE SUPPLEMENT: Our Berberine Supplement provides 600mg of Berberine HCI per capsule. (valshawcross.com)
  • Our Berberine HCI Supplement provides you with 600mg of Berberine per capsule, which is a higher amount of Berberine per capsule than many other Berberine formulas. (valshawcross.com)
  • Swanson Berberine is a daily health supplement sourced from nature that works with your body to keep your cardiovascular system healthy. (healthmonthly.co.uk)
  • If you are thinking about taking a berberine supplement like this one , a suggested dose is 500 mg two to three times daily. (prostate.net)
  • A 2001 study published in Cardiovascular Drug Reviews found that berberine can dilate blood vessels, and patients who were on an eight-week regimen showed improved heart function. (wickedlocal.com)
  • Herbalists have recognised the benefits that Berberine could have in cardiovascular health. (healthmonthly.co.uk)
  • It has previously been demonstrated that berberine treatment may ameliorate and help to prevent cardiovascular diseases due to its anti‑inflammatory and anti‑apoptotic effects in myocardial cells. (spandidos-publications.com)
  • These results suggest that berberine may have antimicrobial activity and the potential to restore the effectiveness of beta-lactam antibiotics against MRSA, and inhibit the MRSA adhesion and intracellular invasion in HGFs. (crohns.net)
  • These results suggest that berberine may be an effective treatment for anoxia‑reoxygenation injury. (spandidos-publications.com)
  • Berberine, a naturally occurring isoquinoline alkaloid ( Fig. 1A ), is present in the roots, rhizome, and stem bark of a number of important medicinal plants [e.g. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Berberine showed antimicrobial activity against all tested strains of MRSA. (crohns.net)
  • Unlike many other brands, we use 600mg of Berberine per capsule. (valshawcross.com)
  • Intestinal issues - Another recent study, published in the Chinese Journal of Gastroenterology, founded that berberine can have a "protective effect" on intestinal damage associated with NSAIDs, the "non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs" that people commonly take for pain relief. (wickedlocal.com)
  • Berberine (BBR) is an isoquinoline alkaloid, which has been used in the treatment of intestinal mucositis. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • Berberine has been shown to exhibit activity in maintaining healthy intestinal flora. (fullscript.com)
  • Amelioration of IFN-γ and TNF-α-induced intestinal epithelial barrier dysfunction by berberine via suppression of MLCK-MLC phosphorylation signaling pathway. (nih.gov)
  • Taken together, it is suggested that berberine attenuates IFN-γ and TNF-α-induced intestinal epithelial barrier dysfunction by inhibiting the signaling pathway of MLCK-dependent MLC phosphorylation mediated by HIF-1α. (nih.gov)
  • In this report, the global Berberine market is valued at USD XX million in 2017 and is expected to reach USD XX million by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2017 and 2025. (medgadget.com)
  • A plant group in our materia medica contains the isoquinoline alkaloid berberine or other protoberberines, which are primarily found within the plant families Berberidaceae and Ranunculaceae. (ndnr.com)
  • The review scientists found abundant evidence showing that berberine is beneficial for the full range of lifestyle changes and concomitant diseases that appear frequently as women enter perimenopause, and move closer to menopause. (life-enhancement.com)
  • But recently, researchers from Hong Kong and Macau found another use for berberine. (naturalnews.com)
  • They therefore propose the use of berberine, an alkaloid found in various medicinal plants. (naturalnews.com)
  • They found that in multiple animal models with memory defects, berberine treatment resulted in significant improvements. (naturalnews.com)
  • Berberine applied to the skin as part of an ointment has been found to benefit people with second-degree burns. (goodearthnaturalfoods.com)
  • A combination product containing berberine was found to lack an effect on blood pressure in people with high blood pressure. (goodearthnaturalfoods.com)
  • In early studies, berberine both used alone and in combination with other treatments has been found to help lower cholesterol. (goodearthnaturalfoods.com)
  • Berberine is found in several plants around the world. (naturalnews.com)
  • Berberine has been found in previous studies to increase the number of A. muciniphila in the gut. (naturalnews.com)
  • Berberine is an alkaloid, a chemical that is found in a few plants that have demonstrated medicinal value. (prostate.net)
  • In this animal study, the authors found that berberine8998 lowered cholesterol and lipids in a manner different than berberine, and that the improved absorption made the newer formulation a promising candidate for treating high cholesterol and obesity. (prostate.net)
  • A review of 6 randomized control trials involving 500 individuals found that berberine significantly reduced fatty liver in those with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. (pcosnutrition.com)
  • Two nutrients have been found to support mitochondrial health in very unique ways: Berberine and PQQ (Pyrroloquinoline quinone). (healthmonthly.co.uk)
  • Variability in Potency Among Commercial Preparations of Berberine. (nih.gov)
  • Thus, this study evaluated the potency of dietary supplements containing berberine available in the U.S. commercial market. (nih.gov)
  • Berberine reductase (EC 1.5.1.31) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction (R)-canadine + 2 NADP+ ⇌ {\displaystyle \rightleftharpoons } berberine + 2 NADPH + H+ Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are (R)-canadine and nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate ion, whereas its 3 products are berberine, nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate, and hydrogen ion. (wikipedia.org)
  • Molecular characterization of berberine bridge enzyme genes from opium poppy. (ebi.ac.uk)
  • According to a study published in Evidence-based Complementry and Alternative Medicine , berberine targets fat cells to impair the appetite hormone leptin and the lipoprotein lipase enzyme, to reverse fat storage. (pcosnutrition.com)
  • The expression of p38 mitogen‑activated protein kinase (MAPK) and nuclear factor (NF)‑κB expression was downregulated in myocardial cells from in mice with anoxia‑reoxygenation injury following berberine treatment compared with untreated mice. (spandidos-publications.com)
  • Berberine, a drug that has clinically been used to treat gastroenteritis and diarrhea for thousands of years, has been shown to protect barrier function in both endothelial and epithelial cells, but the mechanisms are completely unknown. (nih.gov)
  • Treatment of nonneoplastic human prostate epithelial cells (PWR-1E) with berberine under identical conditions did not significantly affect their viability. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Berberine reduces blood pressure and lowers the risk of stroke. (naturalnews.com)
  • Berberine has been shown to slow the release of free fatty acids while boosting fat burning in the mitochondria, which lowers cholesterol levels and prevents fat storage. (pcosnutrition.com)
  • It was reported recently that berberine lowers cholesterol through a mechanism different than that of the statin drugs, suggesting potential use both as an alternative to the statins and as a complementary therapy that might be used with statins in an attempt to gain better control over cholesterol. (itmonline.org)
  • In one study of 116 diabetic patients, 1 gram of berberine per day lowered fasting blood sugar by 20%, from 7.0 to 5.6 mmol/L (126 to 101 mg/dL), or from diabetic to normal levels ( 12 ). (healthline.com)
  • Berberine ameliorates diabetic neuropathy. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • Berberine alleviates the cerebrovascular contractility in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats through modulation of intracellular Ca²⁺ handling in smooth muscle cells. (bestpricenutrition.com)
  • Berberine reduced blood pressure and improved vasodilation in diabetic rats. (prostate.net)
  • Study examines how Berberine affects insulin receptor expression in diabetic patients. (naturalmedicinejournal.com)
  • The findings of this report suggest that for type 2 diabetic patients, 1 gram per day berberine is approximately as effective as the use of first-line prescription hypoglycemic drugs. (naturalmedicinejournal.com)
  • What is the recommended dosage of Swanson Berberine? (healthmonthly.co.uk)
  • The results confirmed a marked central activity of magnoflorine and showed the necessity to lower the dosage of berberine. (mdpi.com)
  • Similar in structure to berberine, DPG was used as an internal standard for the UHPLC-MS/MS based quantification of berberine in 15 dietary supplements commercially available in the US market. (nih.gov)
  • Natural supplements such as berberine can help support the general health of the body, from strong heart function to a productive digestive system. (wickedlocal.com)
  • In this study, the investigators will evaluate the efficacy of the nutritional supplements berberine, alpha-lipoic acid, and picrorhiza (CAR-191) when consumed 30 minutes before meals, on appetite suppression, body composition and weight control. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Berberine is also free of synthetic chemicals-such as flow agents or surfactants-which can hinder the bioavailability of nutritional supplements‚ making it harder for your body to absorb and benefit from them. (crohns.net)
  • The benefits of berberine are not as well known as most supplements on the market. (healthimpactnews.com)
  • POWERFUL BERBERINE DOSE: Many research studies on Berberine have been done at a level of 1,000 mg - 1,500 mg. (valshawcross.com)
  • Taking berberine for up to 2 years seems to reduce total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein (LDL or "bad") cholesterol, and triglyceride levels in people with high cholesterol. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Research shows that berberine can lower blood sugar, improve cholesterol and triglyceride levels, reduce testosterone levels, and lower waist-to-hip ratio in women with PCOS. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Berberine has been shown to possess anti-inflammatory activities in vivo ( 11 ) and preliminary studies have been conducted to determine its anticarcinogenic activity in skin ( 12 ). (aacrjournals.org)