Berberine hydrochloride

Berberine hydrochloride  is a quaternary ammonium salt from the protoberberine group of isoquinoline alkaloids. It is found in such plants as Berberis (e.g. Berberis aquifolium (Oregon grape), Berberis vulgaris (Barberry), and Berberis aristata (Tree Turmeric)), Hydrastis canadensis (Goldenseal), Phellodendron amurense (Amur Cork Tree, Huang Bai, Huang Po, Po Mu) and Coptis chinensis (Chinese Goldthread, Huang-Lian, Huang-Lien), and Tinospora cordifolia, and to a smaller extent in Argemone mexicana (Prickly Poppy) and Eschscholzia californica (Californian Poppy). Berberine HCL is usually found in the roots, rhizomes, stems, and bark.

Berberine HCL main Function:

1. Berberine HCL has the function of removing heat and damp, relieving fire and eliminating toxins;

2. Berberine HCL has the function of anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral, and antigens worm; And it has obvious inhibition to influenza viruses;

3. Berberine HCL has the function of relaxing vascular smooth muscle, and anti diarrhea;

4. Berberine HCL has the function of resisting arrhythmia, lowering presue, and regulating blood level;

5. Berberine HCL With the function of cholagogue, it can increase bile secreted;

6. Berberine HCL has anti cerebral ischemia effect, it can anti-oxygen free radical and reduce cerebral inland.

 Berberine HCL Application:

 1. It is used against asthma, diarrhoea, cholera, verminosis and gastralgia dyspepsia

2. It is used in lumbago, hysteria, dyspepsia and worm affection.

3. It is used as surfactant and used for washing hairs and fabrics.

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Appearance Yellow Powder
Particle size100% pass through 80 mesh sieve
Loss on drying(5h at105°C)≤5.0%
Ash(3h at 600°C)≤5.0%
Total Heavy Metals≤10ppm
Arsenic(as AS2O3)≤2ppm
Residual SolventsEur. Pharm. 2000
Berberine Hydrochloride 98%
Total bacterial countMax.1000cfu/g
Yeast & MouldMax.100cfu /g
Escherichia coli presenceNegative


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