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Barberry is a colorful shrub that thrives throughout the entire growing season. It comes in vibrant shades of green, yellow, and burgundy. In some areas, it is considered an invasive species. Some might have heard of it as a poisonous plant, but it ranks very low on the list and does not detract from the many potential health benefits. To safely enjoy these benefits, which include anti-inflammatory properties and reduction in blood pressure, proponents of the plant recommend taking barberry in supplement form.

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1. Barberry is an anti-inflammatory

Barberry is an alternative to over-the-counter pain relievers thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties. Whether it is arthritis, lower back pain, or a pulled muscle, the anti-inflammatory properties go to work alleviating the pain. However, Barberry supplements often need time to build up in your system before reaching full effectiveness.

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