Berberis found in the roots and bark of some plants growing in Europe, Asia, and North America. It is a yellow-tasting alkaline substance with anti-fever and anti-bacterial properties.
Reduces High Sugar Levels In The Blood
Berberine reduces the high levels of sugar in the blood and cholesterol in patients with type 2 diabetes. There are several new studies proving the validity of the literature and traditional Chinese medicine treatments on the effectiveness of berberine in reducing blood sugar levels of type 2 diabetics. The Chinese have used herbal remedies containing berberine for about 3000 years to treat infections, diarrhea and stomach problems.
Reduces The Amount of Fat in The Blood
Scientific research on diabetes and obesity has shown that berberine reduced the blood glucose levels of rodents given oral doses, improved insulin efficiency and reduced the amount of fat in the blood and reduced the weight of rodents, which also meant the benefit of berberine for people who suffer from obesity.
Works Like Metformin and Glucophage
Research suggests that 500 mg of berberine two to three times daily for up to three months may help control blood sugar as Metformin or Glucophage.
Helps Reduce Cholesterol Levels
Recently, the US has been studying berberine to control cholesterol, and the result has been positive. There is evidence that berberine can help lower cholesterol levels in people with high cholesterol.