Barberry is a thorny shrub 1 to 5 meters long. Its wood is red, brown, or yellow. Its leaves are oval with serrated teeth and its fruit is oval red and sour in taste. Barberry has antibacterial, antifungal properties. Barberry can prevent infections by preventing bacteria from attaching to human cells.
Healing properties of barberry nature
The properties of barberry are used to treat inflammation and cure various infections in the body. Barberry is rich in antioxidants that are effective in improving bladder infections, urinary tract infections, and gastrointestinal infections. The effect of barberry fruit in combating urinary tract infections is greater than its root. Barberry helps relieve sore throat, nasal congestion, sinusitis and bronchitis, and some other common respiratory disorders. Another property of barberry is that it also helps treat fungal infections of the skin.
There are more than sixty types of native barberry in Iran, which is the best barberry is in South Khorasan. Puffed barberry is the best type of barberry that is dried in a special way