|Molecular weight||336.367 g/mol|
|Names and Identifiers|
|Traditional Name||Berberine, Berberin, Berberal, Umbellatine|
|CAS Registry Number||2086-83-1|
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.