From CancerSalves.Com
.....These plants are used for their berberine content and are quite comparable.In vitro studies indicate that berberine fights cancer by increasing macrophage activity. In plain language, this means that it stimulates the immune system to defend the host from the rampage of malignant cells. Berberine is so skilled in this action that when scientifically compared to chemotherapy, the kill rate was 91% for berberine as compared to 43% for chemotherapeutic drugs. . . in vitro. In China, berberine is given after chemotherapy to aid restoration of white blood cell counts.Berberine is a superb natural antibiotic that can cross the blood-brain barrier. It is effective against a wide range of pathogens such as E. coli, staphylococcus, streptococcus, cholera, and even amoebic infections.