Daruhaldi (Berberis aristata) Extract Berberine 10% by HPLC
Berberis aristata commonly known as Daruhaldhi or Daruharidra, is a spinous herb of Berberidaceae family & native to the northern Himalaya region. It is an erect evergreen shrub, reaching to a height of 3.5m. It is a woody plant with yellow to brown bark from outside & dark yellow bark inside. The upper surface of leaves are dark green in color and the lower surface is light green. Leaves are toothed, simple, sessile & leathery in texture. Daruhaldi has hypoglycemic, antibacterial, antifungal, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, hepatoprotective, antioxidant properties. Traditionally, it is used in inflammation, wound healing, skin disease, menorrhagia, diarrhea, jaundice and affection of eyes.