November Herb of the Month: Berberine
One of my all time favorite herbs is Berberine!
Berberine is a plant alkaloid that was used in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for centuries. Berberine is an alkaloid, which is a class of organic compounds of plant origin that have pronounced physiological actions on humans. Berberine extracts are generally inexpensive, safe and well-known for antibacterial activities.
Therapeutic dose is about 800mg.
Specific benefits are many- including but not limited to:
1. Reduces insulin resistance
2. Reduces cholesterol
3. Helps in healing leaky gut
4. Helps kick out bad gut bacteria
Berberine can be found in supplement form online or in most health food stores. Three cheers for Berberine . . .I LOVE BERBERINE !!!!