Berberine

Berberine
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Chemical Formula C20H18NO4+
Molecular weight 336.367 g/mol
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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.

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