Berberine IP

Berberine IP – API

Berberine IP is an API which is used by the Pharma industry.

CAS Number: 633-66-9
Molecular formula: C20H18NO4+

Berberine IP is a quaternary ammonium salt from the group of isoquinoline alkaloids. Berberine is strongly yellow coloured, which is why in earlier times berberis species were used to dye wool, leather and wood. Wool is still today dyed with berberine in Northern India. Under ultraviolet light, berberine shows a strong yellow fluorescence because of this it is used in histology for staining heparin in mast cells.  As a natural dye Berberine IP has a Colour Index (CI) of 75160. It has also used medically in Diabetes, dyslipidemias, cardiovascular conditions, cancer and mental health. We manufacture Berberine Hydrochloride, Berberine Sulphate and Berberine Tannate regularly.

At Himachal Pharmaceuticals we manufacture Berberine IP as per Indian Pharmacopoeia standards . It is only available for bulk requirements as Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients for the Pharmaceutical or Drug manufacturing companies, agents or other industrial bulk consumers.