Note: Berberine Powder is incredibly bitter and can potentially stain yellow. Use caution when handling.
Source: Phellodendron amurense bark
What is Berberine?
Berberine is an alkaloid found in several different plants and has been used in Traditional Chinese remedies and Ayurveda — a system of healing developed in India 5,000 years ago — for its cardiovascular benefits. Some of these plant families include Berberidaceae, Raununculaceae, Menispermaceae, and Rutaceae.
By itself, Berberine has poor bioavailability . However, taking this supplement alongside Milk Thistle can improve its absorption to a dramatic degree.
It can benefit digestive health as well . Most of the plant sources containing Berberine have traditional supplementing digestion.*
Berberine has a wide variety of benefits. While most individuals take it for supplementing cognition and heart health.*
Berberine is effective in helping individuals manage their body composition.*
Berberine and Cognition
Berberine can supplement Long-term potentiation (LTP) . LTP is when the synapses in your brain continue to strengthen based on recent neural activity. LTP is considered vital for memory and learning .*
Berberine and Mood
Early animal trials show that berberine may also have a positive effect on healthy mood.*
The standard dosage is 900 mg daily, divided into three even doses of 300mg. Individuals should take this supplement with a meal.