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Latin name: Berberis aristata DC. (Berberidaceae)

Sanskrit/Indian name: Daruharidra, Darvi, Darurajani, Darhald

General information:

Tree Turmeric is a revered herb in Ayurvedic medicine. Possessing antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and antiseptic properties, the herb is used as a cholagogue, stomachic, laxative and diaphoretic.

Tree Turmeric is found in the Himalayas and is also cultivated in the Indian states of Assam and Bihar.

Therapeutic constituents:

Tree Turmeric contains vitamin C, tannins, pectin and minerals, which include phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium and iron.

Key therapeutic benefits:

  • As an antibacterial, the herb is administered in eye disorders, indolent ulcers and hemorrhoids.
  • Tree Turmeric is also a potent antiseptic, which promotes wound healing.
  • As an anti-inflammatory, it alleviates joint aches and pains associated with rheumatism, arthritis and osteoporosis.

Used in Diabecon, Geriforte, Pilex, Muscle & Joint Rub, Geriforte Vet, Diabecon DS

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