Phellodendron chinense Schneid is an important Chinese herb with berberine and phellodendrine in stems and leaves. Taking berberine supplements regularly appears to lower total cholesterol, “bad” cholesterol, and triglycerides in people with high cholesterol. Berberine affects the body at the molecular level, and has a variety of functions inside cells. One of the main functions is activating an important enzyme called AMPK, which regulates metabolism.
Berberine is a bioactive compound that can be extracted from several different plants, including a group of shrubs called berberis.
- Lowers Bad Cholesterol
- Regulates Blood Sugar
- Antioxidant & Anti-inflammatory
- Immune Function Support