Barberry is widely known as a gargle or mouthwash because of its antiseptic properties. It's actually one of the best known herbs in the west. As a bitter stomachic tonic, it proves an excellent remedy for dyspepsia and functional derangement of the liver, regulating the digestive powers, and if given in larger doses, acting as a mild purgative and removing constipation.
It is used in all cases of jaundice, general debility and biliousness, and for diarrhea.
Barberry is high in Vitamin C and contains the minerals iron, phosphorus and manganese. Barberry is used in fevers and inflammatory conditions. When acting upon the liver Barberry has been known to cause bile to flow more easily, thereby assisting the liver in all problems. Barberry acts upon the gastro-intestinal system from the stomach to the bowels. Barberry helps to dilate blood vessels, which assists in high blood pressure conditions.
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Barberry helps arthritis because it is an inflammatory condition. Barberry helps to lower blood pressure, blood purifier, constipation and diarrhea, dysentery, dyspepsia, fevers, gall bladder and liver problems, indigestion, pyorrhea and other gum diseases, sore throats and stomach ailments such as ulcers.
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