From the manufacturer's website:
Berberine (as Berbercap or Berberine-500) helps maintain healthy cholesterol and blood sugar levels.* It also supports a healthy balance of microbes in the GI and respiratory tracts.*
Berberine is an alkaloid found in many plants, including Hydrastis canadensis (goldenseal), Coptis chinensis (Coptis or golden thread), Berberis aquifolium (Oregon grape), Berberis vulgaris (barberry), and Berberis aristata (Indian barberry). The berberine in Berbercap and Berberine-500 is from Indian barberry extract (root) (Berberis aristata).
Thorne's high-quality berberine products provide broad-spectrum immune function and GI support.* Berberine is beneficial for maintaining a healthy balance of normal bacteria in the intestines and supporting healthy respiratory tract mucus membranes.* This botanical extract also demonstrates important benefits for blood sugar metabolism, maintenance of healthy cholesterol levels already in the normal range, and insulin sensitivity.*
This product is free from the following common allergens: gluten.
Warning: If pregnant, nursing, or trying to conceive, do not use this product.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
Serving Size: 2 capsules Servings per Container: 30Ingredients (Amount Per Serving):
- Berberine HCl (from Indian Barberry extract) (root) (Berberis aristata) 1g
Other Ingredients: Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Silicon Dioxide, Leucine
Recommended Use: Take 1-2 capsules two times daily or as recommended by your health-care practitioner.