How does Berberine work?

Berberine might cause stronger heart beats. It also might have antibacterial effects.

Are there safety concerns?

Berberine appears to be seems safe for most people for short term use when taken by mouth or applied to the skin.

Do not take berberine if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

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