Mahonia aquifolium (Pursh) Nutt. (Berberidaceae)
Holly-leaved berberis, Mountain grape.
Berberis aquifolium (Pursh), Mahonia aquifolium Nutt.
The root, rhizome and stem bark contain the isoquinoline alkaloids berberine, berbamine, columbamine, jatrorrhizine, oxyacanthine, oxyberberine and others.
Use and indications
No relevant pharmacokinetic data found for Oregon grape, but see berberine, for details on this constituent of Oregon grape.
No interactions with Oregon grape found. However, for the interactions of one of its constituents, berberine, see under berberine.