Other alkaloids, like the isoquinoline alkaloids berberine, berbamine
and palmatine, have also been shown to have antiinflammatory effects inhibiting serotonin-induced hind paw edema and acetic acid-induced increase in vascular permeability (Kupeli et al.
vulgaris which indicated that the most important constituents of this plant are isoquinoline alkaloids such as berbamine
, palmatine and particularly berberine (10).
It contains alkaloids including berbamine
, berberine and berberrubine.
Berberis aquifolium contains berberine, berbamine
, oxyacanthine and tannins.
bealei, include berberine, palmatine, magnoflorine, jatrorrhizine, oxyacanthine, berbamine
, columbamine, isotertrandrine and epiberberine (Ji et al.
Comparison of the anti-arrhythmic effects of matrine and berbamine
with amiodarone and RP58866.
Berberine and berbamine
, the major components responsible for various bioactivities, have been intensively studied and reviewed (Imanshahidi and Hosseinzadeh, 2008; Singh et al.