It is used as a natural antibiotic. It produces a powerful alkaloid called berberine which is what gives it a very bitter taste. We wild craft Oregon Grape Roots here on the property at Go For Wellness Farm and make powerful tinctures. We will be adding infused oil in time.
Berberine acts to decrease bacterial resistance to antibiotics. Which is important when a strain becomes resistant to synthetic anti-biotics.Click for more information on this powerful herb.
Tincture dosage is: 20 – 40 drops 2-3 times a day, no more than 7 consecutive days.
Ingredients: Oregon Grape Root infused In alcohol.
Cautions: Oregon grape should not be used for people with liver excess symptoms including a pointed, red tipped tongue, excess salivation and frequent loose stools. It may cause numbness or tingling sensation in the expression of Raynaud’s disease. Not recommended for those using anti-anxiety drugs because it may cause sedation with some people. Too much of this herb may cause stomach upset. Less is more! Pregnant or nursing women only use Oregon grape under the advise of a qualified health specialist.
Disclaimer: This information and product is not intended as a prescription, prognosis, or diagnosis of any diseases or illness, and should not be used as a replacement for any medical treatment you may currently be undergoing. Application of the information provided, and or, use of this product, without the supervision of a licensed medical professional is done so at the individual's own risk.