Latin: Berberis vulgaris
Country of Origin: India
Actions: Cholagogue, alterative, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, purgative, tonic, febrifuge
Energetics: Cooling, bitter, and sour
Precautions: Not reccommended for extended use by those that suffer from anemia or hypothyroidism.
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References: The Herb Book – John Lust