Berberine

Berberine
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Chemical FormulaC20H18NO4+
Molecular weight336.367 g/mol
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Traditional NameBerberine, Berberin, Berberal, Umbellatine
CAS Registry Number2086-83-1

 

Berberine is an alkaloid from Hydrastis canadensis L., Berberidaceae. It is also found in many other plants. It is relatively toxic parenterally, but has been used orally for various parasitic and fungal infections and as antidiarrheal.

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