Other: European barberry
Berberis vulgaris L.
Plant Family: Berberidaceae
The barberry is a tall shrub with gray, thorny branches. Bright yellow flowers bloom in the late spring become dark, drooping bunches of red berries in the fall. Puckery but less bitter than cranberries, ripe barberries can be used to make jam. Both the berries and the bark are used traditionally.
Dried root milled into powder.
Barberry root powder can be used in capsules, fluid extracts, tinctures, and topical applications.
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