Berberine is a kind of isoquinoline alkaloids, extracted from the rhizome of Coptis Chinensis (also called Chinese Goldthread).
Coptis chinensis extract berberine is yellow powder, soluble in water and hardly soluble in benzene, diethyl ether chloroform or other organic solvents.
Berberine powder has strong yellow color, and it is often used as a dye for wool, leather, and wood.
Berberine powder has a lot of health benefits. In Chinese Traditional Medicine, berberine is used for its antibacterial property, and some studies show that it also has potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. Many studies show that berberine can significantly reduce blood sugar levels. Berberine may help you lose weight. Berberine can lower cholesterol and may reduce your risk of heart disease.
Normally the derivative of berberine, berberine hydrochloride is used. Berberine hydrochloride is bright yellow powder with bitter taste, odorless, soluble in warm water and warm ethanol, hardly soluble in cold water, insoluble in diethyl ether, chloroform and cold ethanol.
Product Name: Berberine HCL
Plant original: Berberis vulgaris
Specifications: 97.0% Berberine hydrochloride Test by HPLC
Molecular Formula: C20H18ClNO4·2H2O
Molecular Mass: 407.85
CAS No: 633-65-8
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3、Antimicrobial and antibacterial;
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