Name (common): Barberry
Botanical Name: Berberis vulgaris
Barberry is a thorny shrub with yellow flowers and red berries. It is native to Europe and Asia, it’s use has been documented as far back as the 16th century.
Functions and general science:
This herb is used in traditional medicine for a number of actions, including as a chologogue (increases bile flow), liver tonic, digestive bitter and tonic.
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