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  Latin Name Berberis aristata
English Name Indian Barberry
Hindi Name Daruhaldi
Part Used Rhizome, Fruit

Berberis aristata is an erect shrub found in India. It is an erect glabrous shrub, 3-6 meter in height with ovate to elliptic, subacute to obtuse, entire to toothed leaves. Its most active ingredient is Berberine, a bitter alkaloid reported from various parts of the plants.

1Plant is an emmenagogue and is useful in the treatment of jaundice, enlargement of spleen and liver problems. A very valuable preparation called rasaut is prepared from this plant. Rasaut is used as a purgative for children and as a blood-purifier, a tonic and a febrifuge. It is also given in diarrhoea, jaundice and skin diseases.

2According to one research Berberis aristata Fruit extract exhibits hepatoprotective action on paracetamol- and CCl4-induced hepatotoxicity in rats. Berberis Aristata is used to help support a healthy liver as well as a healthy immune. 3Extract of Berberis aristata (root) has strong potential to regulate glucose homeostasis through decreased gluconeogenesis and oxidative stress.



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