A large study investigated the potential for berberine (promoted for blood sugar control) to prevent precancerous colon polyps. Find out if it worked in the What It Does section of the Berberine & Goldenseal Supplements Review. Also see our Top Pick for berberine.
Supplements that contain berberine (a compound extracted from goldenseal) can cause a range of side effects, in addition to drug interactions. It was recently reported that berberine can cause a rare, but severe, skin reaction. Learn more in the Concerns and Cautions section of the Berberine and Goldenseal Supplements Review. Also see our Top Pick among products in this category.
Berberine is a popular supplement for glucose control, but a recent study of 15 products in the U.S. found that nine contained only 33% to 89% of claimed amounts of berberine. You can find out which brands were low and which had acceptable amounts, and learn about the clinical evidence for berberine and cautions in the CL Answer about Berberine >>
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