scientific name: Berberis vulgaris L.
Generic name: Berberidis fructus
English names: Barberry, common barberry, piperidage, barberry.
Persian name: barberry
Arabic names: عقده، انبار باریس، عود الریح.
Barberry is used in the treatment of diarrhea, upset stomach and fever. In Iran, it is used to treat liver and gall bladder disorders. Tea made from barberry is said to have a soothing effect and is also used to treat heartburn. It is also used to treat fever and lung infection. It is also used as an anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory agent to treat inflammation around the private area and urinary tract. Problems related to the nose such as bronchitis, nasal congestion, sore throat, barberry is also used as a therapeutic agent.