Sfera Berberine

Sfera Berberine

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Berberine aristate (tree turmeric) is a hardy tree that thrives in the high altitude of the western Himalayas. Berberine means ‘wood of the gods’ and has a long history of medicinal use in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. Berberine may help to support healthy blood sugar, blood pressure and blood lipid levels.

Ingredients

One vegetarian capsule provides:

 

Berberis aristata (Indian Barberry) [root, extract standardised for a minimum 97% Berberine Hydrochloride] 500 mg
Other ingedients: Vegetarian capsule, natural flow agent and microcrystalline cellulose.

 

  

Directions

Take one (1) capsule two to three times daily, 30 minutes before meals, or as directed by your health care provider. Do not exceed the recommended dose.

Key Benefits

  • May improve heart function.
  • May aid in glycemic regulation.  
  • May reduce triglycerides, serum cholesterol and LDL cholesterol. 
  • Has antimicrobial effects including antibacterial, antifungal and some antimycobacterial and antiprotozoal.

 

Warnings & Precautions

Do not take Sfera Berberine:

  • if you are hypersensitive (allergic) to any of the ingredients of Sfera Berberine.
  • If you are taking tetracycline.
  • If you are taking anticoagulants (blood thinners) such as warfarin or heparin.  

Other medicines and Sfera Berberine:

 

  • Always tell your healthcare provider if you are taking any other medicine. (This includes all complementary or traditional medicines.) 
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    • If you are taking blood pressure or diabetes medication, antibiotics or have any other medical condition, consult your health care provider.

    Pregnancy and breastfeeding: Not recommended if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

    Sources:

    • [1] SAHPRA Complementary Medicines – Health Supplements Safety and Efficacy
    • [2] Auyrvedic Medicine.  The principles of traditional practice.  Sebastian Pole. ISBN 13978-0-443-10090-1

    May improve heart function.  May aid in glycemic regulation.  May reduce triglycerides, serum cholesterol and LDL cholesterol. Has antimicrobial effects including antibacterial, antifungal and some antimycobacterial and antiprotozoal.