Uses: used commonly as a natural antibiotic, Stimulates the production of white blood cells, contains berberine. Used to treat cold, flues, UTI, colitis and digestive complaints. Kills bacteria, protozoa, fungi, streptococci, and H. Pylori. Used in menorrhagia (excessive menstruation) and haemorrhage. Externally it can be used for ringworm, pruritis, conjunctivitis and earache.