Overview

European barberry is an herb. The fruit, bark, and roots are used to make medicine.

The fruit of European barberry is most commonly used traditionally for gastrointestinal (GI) tract discomforts such as heartburn, stomachcramps, constipation, and lack of appetite. However, there is no scientific evidence to support these uses.

In foods, European barberry fruit is used in making jam, jellies, and wine.

In manufacturing, the fruit syrup is used for masking tastes in medicines.

How does it work ?

European barberry contains chemicals that might cause stronger heartbeat. It also might decrease inflammation and acid in the stomach.

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