The Western varieties of Oregon grape (Berberis or Mahonia nervosa, M. aquifolium, M. repens, M. fremontii) are commonly used for treating stomach and digestive tract infections. Containing, berberine, Oregon grape similar to other berberine plants, is well known for its antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal properties.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the varieties often used are Radix Mahonia Bealei, Mahonia Nutall, B. sargentiana, and B. thunbergii. Similar to Oregon grape, they all contain the compound berberine and are considered excellent for Clearing Heat, Draining Damp, and treating a variety of skin disorders. It is very specifically useful for treating conditions of Heat paired with Dryness, as its bitter properties release fluids in the body (bile, saliva, and enzymes.)
Take FULL advantage of Oregon Grape / Mountain Grape’s healing powers! This How to Use Herb Health Session is an in-depth video class on how to safely use this powerful herb, Oregon Grape Root / Mountain Grape (Gong Lao Mu). Get specific recipes you can make use of immediately and get Eastern and Western perspectives about HOW and WHY this herb works.
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