Berberine is a new medicine for energy-related metabolic disorders
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in PSWC, Melbourne (Australia)
- Type: Presentation
- By: JIANG, Jiandong (The Institutes of Pharmaceutical Sciences Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China)
Berberine (BBR) is a natural compound isolated from Coptis chinensis and is for decades an over-the-count medicine in China for bacterial-caused diarrhea. We have identified BBR to be an effective drug in treating hyperlipidemia as well as hyperglycemia. Clinical studies showed that oral administration of BBR caused significant reduction of blood.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.