Berberine + Grapefruit Seed 120 Capsules no longer contains Quassia bark extract due to difficulties in sourcing the ingredient. The rest of the formula remains the same.
Berberine and Grapefruit Seed is a broad spectrum herbal formula with standardised extracts of berberine and grapefruit seed. The herbs in this formula have traditionally been used to help maintain a balance of micro-flora in the gastrointestinal tract.
If the gut micro-flora is imbalanced, this may have a negative impact on overall health, for example, it can compromise your nutrient status, and may negatively affect the immune system. . Studies continue to show the importance and the impact of healthy gut micro-flora.
Berberine is a yellow-coloured alkaloid that is found in certain plants such as Goldenseal, Barberry, Oregon Grape and Chinese Gold Thread. It has a 3000 year history of use in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Grapefruit seed extract is a substance derived from the seeds, membranes and the pulp of grapefruit. It is used to support microbial balance in the body.
Garlic has been used traditionally for centuries. It may contribute to the maintenance of the microbial balance in the gut. It may also help defend against harmful microorganisms such as bacteria and fungi, and it may support the immune system.
Goldenseal has been traditionally used to contribute to the natural defences of the body.
Gentian is a bitter digestive herb that is traditionally used to facilitate and support digestion.
Sweet Annie and Black Walnut are also part of this synergistic herbal formula.
Each capsule typically contains % NRV*
Berberine HCl 100mg ✝
Grapefruit seed extract (Citrus grandis) 4:1 100mg ✝
Gentian Root Extract (Gentiana lutea) 4:1 concentrate 75mg ✝
Goldenseal root extract (Hydrastis canadensis) (5% alkaloids) 50mg ✝
Sweet Annie Aerial Parts (Artemesia annua) 10/1 part extract 50mg ✝
Black Walnut, Green Hull extract (Juglans nigra) 4:1 concentrate 50mg ✝
Garlic Bulb extract (Allium sativum) 1.2% allicin 35mg ✝
(Yielding 420µg allicin)
* NRV is the Nutrient Reference Value
✝ NRV not yet established
Tree Nuts (e.g. Almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews, pecans, brazils, pistachios, macadamia nuts, queensland nuts)
Take 2 capsules twice a day.
Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding. If taking any kind of medication or have a medical condition, consult a healthcare practitioner before using this product. Only use in children under age 12 with medical supervision.