Simple Herbal Extracts | Oregon Grape


Oregon Grape

Botanical Name

Mahonia nervosa

Part Used



Not for use in pregnancy*

Traditional Information*

A good digestive bitter, liver tonic and cholagogue used to increase digestion and absorption especially of fats and oils. It is indicated for dyspepsia, dysbiosis, jaundice, elevated bilirubin levels, and poor bile formation. Oregon Grape is also anti-bacterial/fungal/viral so it is indicated for urinary tract infections, strep and staph infections, intestinal viruses and skin conditions such as acne rosacea, psoriasis, and large, red pimples on the neck, back, or buttocks.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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