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Oregon Grape Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Oregon Grape
Glycemic Index / Load
Oregon Grape
Botanical Name
Mahonia Aquifolium, Mahonia Pinnata
Homeopathic Name
Berberis Aquifolium   -   Mother Tincture

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Oregon Grape Cures

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Action of Oregon Grape

Nutrients in Oregon Grape

Taste of
Oregon Grape

Parts Used

Roots , Rhizome

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Oregon Grape

Avoid use during Pregnancy, Breast Feeding.
Excess may cause Diarrhea, Kidney Inflammation.
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Oregon Grape is a flowering shrub.
It is Perennial.
It grows in a cool climate.
It grows up to 2 M.
It belongs to Berberidaceae family.
Best used for Kidney, Liver Diseases.


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Materia Medica for Oregon Grape

Single Herb

Oregon Grape for Candidiasis

Take Oregon Grape (Barberry) decoction. Drink 2-3 cups a day.
Or have Barberry capsules.
Else you can have Barberry extract.
Barberry Tincture. Take 25-50 drops 3 times a day.
Caution: Adults- Do not take after 7 days.
Children- Do not take after 3 days.
Avoid use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Oregon Grape as a Liver Tonic

Put One tablespoon Oregon Grape root in One cup boiling water.
Steep for 5 minutes and filter.
Take One tablespoon 3-4 times a day.

Oregon Grape for Giardiasis

Buy Berberis Aquifolium – Mother Tincture from a Homeopathic Shop. Take 10 drops of this tincture in one glass of water, once a day after meals.
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Herbal Treatment For Acne 2

Take 1 tsp of chopped dried Oregon Grape root, 1 tsp chopped Goldenseal root and 1 tsp of powdered Lavender. Mix them well. Boil in a glass of water for 20 minutes. Cool. Wash your face with it twice a day.
Or : Add 1 tsp of powdered Oregon Grape root and Goldenseal root in few drops of hot water. Prepare a paste. Add 4-5 drops of Lavender Oil. Apply on the affected area and let it dry. Rinse. Apply Aloe Vera gel if skin gets dry.

Herbal Treatment For Acne 3

Prepare a tincture of Oregon Grape, Berberis Aristata ( Kilmora ) , Coptis, Golden Seal. Take 18-20 drops in 1/4 cup of water thrice a day up to 2 weeks.

Herbal Treatment For Blurred Vision 1

Take the leaves and the Flowers of the following herbs:
Chickweed, Barberry, Marigold ( Gendha ), Goldenseal, Oregon Grape, Eyebright, Cornflowers.
Prepare an infusion. Let it cool. Use as an eyewash, 2-3 times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Blurred Vision 2

Take the leaves and the Flowers of the following herbs:
Eyebright, Goldenseal, Oregon Grape, Chamomile, Marigold ( Gendha ), Witch Hazel.
Prepare an infusion.Use the infusion to dampen a soft cloth. Keep it over your eyelids, and lie down for 10 minutes.

Herbal Treatment For Acne 32

Oregon Grape contains Antimicrobial and Anti-inflammatory which help to curb inflammation and kills Acne causing bacteria.
Golden Seal ( Pit Kanad ) possesses Antimicrobial and Antibacterial properties. These properties are beneficial in treating Acne and provides nutrients to the skin.
Take one tablespoon each of dried powdered Golden Seal ( Pit Kanad ) root and Oregon Grape Root. Put these herbs in a cup of water and bring to a boil. Simmer for 15 minutes. Let it cool. Strain and use it as a face wash.

Herbal Treatment For Liver Diseases 11

Herbal formula for Liver Detoxification
Prepare a powdered mixture of equal amount of Red clover, Fennel, Cleavers, Dandelion, Oregon grape root, Burdock root, Chickweed and Parsley root. Boil 1 to 2 cups of water. Add one teaspoon of the powered mixture in it. Allow it to get cool down. Consume 1 cup of tea once a day before breakfast.
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