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Berberine (60 Capsules) - Dietary Supplement

 

 

What is Berberine?

 

Berberine sulfate is an alkaloid extracted from the roots and bark of various plants and possesses antibacterial, antifungal, and antiprotozoal activities. Most studies have focused on the bacteriostatic or bactericidal activities of this compound. In this study, we report that berberine sulfate is bacteriostatic for streptococci and that sub-MICs of berberine blocked the adherence of streptococci to host cells, immobilized fibronectin, and hexadecane. Concentrations of berberine below its MIC caused an eightfold increase in release of lipoteichoic acid from the streptococci. Higher concentrations of berberine directly interfered  with the adherence of streptococci to host cells either by preventing the complexing of lipoteichoic acid with fibronectin or by dissolution of such complexes once they were formed. Thus, berberine sulfate interferes with the adherence of group A streptococci by two distinct mechanisms: one by releasing the adhesin lipoteichoic acid from the streptococcal cell surface and another by directly preventing or dissolving lipoteichoic acid-fibronectin complexes.

 

 

Discover All Your Advantages from Using this Pure Green Food

  1. Berberine and Diabetes:
    A collaboration between Chinese, Australian and Korean scientists at Sydney's Garvan Institute indicates berberine may be helpful. They stated "Our studies in animal models of diabetes show that berberine acts in part by activating an enzyme in the muscle and liver that is involved in improving sensitivity of the tissue to insulin. This in turn helps lower blood sugar levels. In addition, it seems berberine can help reduce body weight". "Berberine has been used for decades, if not centuries, with few reported side effects. Given the limitations of existing medicines we are excited to have evidence that berberine may be a helpful new treatment for type 2 diabetes; however, despite its widespread use in traditional medicine practices, it will still have to be evaluated properly following the defined clinical trials process".  This is what Professor James stated. He is the head of the Garvan's Diabetes & Obesity Research Program and co-author of the Diabetes paper.

     

    Berberine and Blood Sugar and Cholesterol,
    It seems that Berberine may be helpful in maintaining healthy blood sugar and cholesterol levels in those with type 2 diabetes according to Dr. Guang Ning, of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine in Shanghai.  He and his colleagues gave 116 diabetes patients either one gram of berberine daily or a placebo for 3 months.  Here is a summary of their results: average hemoglobin A1C -- a measure of long-term blood sugar control -- dropped from 7.5 percent to 6.6 percent in those taking berberine supplements. Their patients taking berberine also showed significant reductions in total and "bad" LDL cholesterol levels. This information was taken from the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, July 2008.

     

    Berberine and Blood Pressure and Weight Loss:

    In the same diabetes study that Dr. Guang Ning (from the Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine in Shanghai) performed on 116 patients, they also found blood pressure fell in their patients taking berberine. In terms of weight loss, their patients on berberine lost 2.3 kilograms (5.1 pounds), on average, compared to 1.3 kilograms (2.9 pounds) for the placebo group. They also noted that some patients had to take less if they experienced a side effect causing constipation (2 of their 116 patients experienced this side effect and lowered their dosage. This information was taken from the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, July 2008.

     

    Berberine and Bacteria:

    This abstract contains information on the antimicrobial activity of Berberine: “Antimicrobial activity of berberine alone and in combination with ampicillin or oxacillin against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.”  Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria have been responsible for substantial morbidity and mortality in hospitals because they usually have multidrug resistance. Some natural products are candidates as new antibiotic substances. In the present study, we investigated the antimicrobial activity of berberine, the main antibacterial substance of Coptidis rhizoma (Coptis chinensis Franch) and Phellodendri cortex (Phellodendron amurense Ruprecht), against clinical isolates of MRSA, and the effects of berberine on the adhesion to MRSA and intracellular invasion into human gingival fibroblasts (HGFs). Berberine showed antimicrobial activity against all tested strains of MRSA. These results suggest that berberine may have antimicrobial activity and the potential to restore the effectiveness of beta-lactam antibiotics against MRSA, and inhibit the MRSA adhesion and intracellular invasion in HGFs. This abstract was taken from  J Med Food. 2005 Winter;8(4):454-61. Department of Food and Nutrition, Kunsan National University, Kunsan.

By now, you should start to see the strength of this all-natural green food and understand why I believe it provides you with extraordinary benefits.

And there's one very powerful technical reason...


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Chlorella

Why There's Really No Comparison

Harvested from the pristine waters of the Ishigaki Islands of southern Japan, the Broken Cell Wall Chlorella utilizes an exclusive advanced processing technique.

This unique processing breaks open the plant's cell wall and unlocks chlorella's nutritional bounty for your optimal bioavailability*. This simply means you can absorb and digest the chlorella at high levels.*

With the special processing of broken cell wall chlorella, very little of its nutrient power wastes away. In fact, an independent animal study by the Japanese Food Hygiene Association showed the digestibility of broken cell wall chlorella to be an astounding 83%.*

See the chart below as to how broken cell wall chlorella advanced processing technique compares to other common ways used to treat chlorella.

There's really no comparison... this is what makes broken cell wall chlorella so special and why I selected it for you to use.

Digestibility key:

redsqDr. Mercola's Premium broken cell wall chlorella Advanced Processing

bluesqCommonly available heat-treated chlorella

GRAYSQUntreated whole-cell chlorella

Digestibility Chart

Within the Broken Cell Wall Chlorella formula, there's one very important benefit I feel you should know more about and understand...

Why Phytonutrient-Rich Chlorophyll is so Powerful

Years ago in ravaged, post-war Japan, the people faced a serious nutrient shortage.

Out of this shortage, the Rockefeller Foundation and the Japanese Government co-sponsored research on growing, harvesting, and processing chlorella on a large commercially-available scale.

Why?

The chlorophyll-rich green algae showed tremendous nutrient-rich value to help solve the shortage problem.

Chlorophyll's nutrient-rich properties can promote growth and repair of your body's tissues.*
Chlorophyll's nutrient-rich properties can promote growth and repair of your body's tissues.*

Japan was not the only country to face nutrient shortage issues after World War II. 

Through my colleague, Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt, I learned of a woman who lived in China during the post-war.

She told Dr. Klinghardt how her village gained the nutrients they needed by taking nutrient-rich chlorella.

So, this is more historical evidence as to the extraordinary natural nutrient source provided by chlorella... a pure green algae rich in chlorophyll.

But what are the specific benefits that chlorophyll can provide you?

Here are just a few benefits you may experience as chlorophyll...*

  • Aids you in processing more oxygen*
  • Cleanses key elimination systems like your bowel, liver, and blood*
  • Helps purify your blood and clean away toxins*
  • Aids you in promoting optimal blood pressure*
  • Supports elimination of molds in your body*
  • Helps neutralize bad air you might breathe in*
  • Promotes growth and repair of your tissues*

From all this, you should see the natural power chlorophyll can provide you.

broken cell wall chlorella is an excellent nutrient-rich pure source to help you detoxify and complement your healthy diet*.

Now I want to take you a little deeper so you can better understand...

How Chlorella Works So Well in Your Body

My studies convinced me chlorella plays a crucial role in systemic detoxification -- because the majority of toxin removal happens through your stool.*

Once the detoxification occurs in your intestines, toxins from other body tissues more readily migrate into your intestines -- where chlorella helps effectively remove them.*

Chlorella's cleansing action on your bowel and other elimination channels, as well as its protection of your liver, helps promote clean blood.*
Chlorella's cleansing action on your bowel and other elimination channels, as well as its protection of your liver, helps promote clean blood.*

Chlorella consists of a fibrous, outer shell (20%) with inner nutrients (80%).

It's this fibrous, tough cell wall which binds with toxins.*

In addition, a clean bloodstream with an abundance of red blood cells to carry oxygen is necessary to support your strong natural defense system.*

Chlorella's cleansing action on your bowel and other elimination channels, as well as its protection of your liver, helps promote clean blood.* And clean blood helps assure metabolic waste get efficiently carried away from your tissues.*

So, would any old chlorella formula do all this?

Not necessarily...As with any supplement I recommend on my site, I established stringent criteria to find you the ultimate chlorella formula: broken cell wall chlorella.

This thorough process ensures you can take full advantage of all the benefits chlorella has to offer.

My strict criteria for selecting a top-notch chlorella supplement for you?

It must:

  • Deliver a pure whole food formula that is highly digestible
  • Be all-natural without synthetic ingredients   
  • Come from a highly reputable company with the strictest quality control and safety standard practices in place

And the Broken Cell Wall Chlorella supplement passes all of my tough criteria with flying colors. It's by far the best chlorella formula I've found to date.

With all the amazing benefits of the broken cell wall chlorella formula, whatever you do...

Don't Settle for Inferior Quality

As you probably already know from other supplements I offer on my site, it's not enough that the product itself is superior to others.

The developer and manufacturer of chlorella must also demonstrate proven quality and safety standard practices. 

There are literally hundreds, if not thousands, of chlorella supplements on the market today... but there are only a few great ones out there... and even fewer utilize the advanced processing technique of the Broken Cell Wall Chlorella formula.

That's why I spent many long months researching to identify what I believe is one of the top chlorella supplement manufacturers in the world today.

Here's why I firmly believe the manufacturer of the broken cell wall chlorella supplement clearly stands apart in quality standard practices:

  • Awarded ISO 9001 certification for quality management systems

  • Obtained ISO 9001-HACCP certification for food safety -- HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) is a 7-point system where food manufacturers identify potential hazards that can be introduced during the production processes. They then must thoroughly demonstrate and verify how such hazards can be eliminated.

  • Awarded patent for its unique outdoor sunray cultivation process for chlorella ultra fine powder

  • Continually passes quality checks under strict sanitary management scrutiny certified by the Japan Health Food & Nutrition Food Association

  • Produces naturally cultivated chlorella in exclusive open-air cultivation pools using pristine quality water and bright sunlight

You should clearly see why I chose this manufacturer to provide you with the highest quality Broken Cell Wall Chlorella supplement.

Don't ever settle for a supplement not solidly backed by a manufacturer practicing the highest quality and safety standards.

To you, quality means a consistent top-of-the-line product every time you use it.

How High-Quality Means Exceptional Value You Can Rely On

Chlorella is one of the most heavily researched algae in the world.

Chlorella is also a very popular algae -- with millions of satisfied users.

It is one of the most common supplements used in Japan today. The Japanese people frequently take it by adding it to tea, soup, milk, juice, noodles, yogurt, and other foods.

There are thousands of research papers on chlorella from medical institutions, scientific journals, and universities. At one time, NASA even earmarked chlorella to be grown on the international space station.

The bottom line: chlorella is an amazing green food-based supplement with research backing up its overall safety and effectiveness.

And with its exclusive advanced processing technique, the broken cell wall chlorella supplement delivers the consistent high quality and reliability you've come to expect.

I feel this is a remarkable formula that will help you in so many ways.

And here are...

My Top Reasons for You to "Go Green" Now

Now you should understand why I'm so excited to bring you this extraordinary broken cell wall chlorella formula. It passed all of my stringent selection criteria for a supplement to offer on my site.

It's simply a remarkable natural whole green food-based supplement, packed with nutrient-rich chlorophyll.

Let me quickly summarize all this for you with my top 5 reasons why you should order the incredible Broken Cell Wall Chlorella supplement without delay.

The Broken Cell Wall Chlorella supplement has the potential to:*

  1. Help you remove potentially toxic metals from your body*

  2. Boost your immune system*

  3. Help you digest your food more efficiently*

  4. Eliminate bad breath and help freshen your breath at the same time*

  5. Energize and reinvigorate your body* 

Berberine (60 Capsules) - Dietary Supplement
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Berberine (60 Capsules) - Dietary Supplement

Berberine is a botanical dietary supplement supporting healthy intestinal, blood pressure and cholesterol levels. It can be taken daily to promote improved health.* Additional Information on Berberine: Berberine, an alkaloid, is found in various plants, including goldenseal, phellodendron bark, Oregon grape and barberry.* Berberine has demonstrated significant antimicrobial activity against bacteria, fungi, yeast, protozoans (Giardia, etc.), viruses, helminths (parasitic worms) and chlamydia.1-3* In addition, berberine's actions include: antagonism of the effects of cholera and E. coli toxin, inhibition of intestinal ion secretion, inhibition of smooth muscle contraction (spasms), and reduction of inflammation and diarrhea.4-7 Berberine has also been shown to increase coronary artery flow, providing better blood flow into and out of the heart muscle.8-10* Berberine containing plants have been used in virtually all traditional medical systems including Ayurvedic, Vietnamese, and Chinese medicine (TCM) for more than 3000 years.* Berberine's most common Traditional Chinese Medicine uses include: bacterial, diarrhea and intestinal parasites.* Other uses of Berberine may include promoting healthy anti-infective qualities and assisting the body in maintaining healthy cholesterol levels.**The FDA has not evaluated these statements. Our statements and products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

  • Bacterial diarrhea and intestinal parasites*

  • Intestinal yeast overgrowth (Candida)*

  • Fungus and yeast infections*

  • Healthy Blood Pressure* Cholesterol Health*

  • High Triglyceride (hypertriglyceridemia)*

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Product Details:
Package Length: 3.4 inches
Package Width: 1.9 inches
Package Height: 1.0 inches
Package Weight: 0.15 pounds
Average Customer Rating: based on 5 reviews
Label Information:
Ingredients: Berberine Extract
Indications: Berberine is a natural herbal that may support healthy blood pressure, cholesterol health, healthily bacterial and intestinal parasite levels and intestinal yeast balance (Candidiasis)*