Reduce Acne By Eating This Fruit!
What if I told you that you could potentially reduce your acne by about half, just by adding this fruit into your diet?
You'd probably tell me I'm delusional - but hear me out!
We hear a lot about Chinese medicine, but we don't hear much about herbs used in Japan for medicine.
There’s actually a root called Rhizoma coptidis which appears to have similar anti-acne activities to a drug like Accutane - but with side effects that may be worse than the acne itself. No problem though, because the anti-acne active component of the root is thought to be berberine. And lucky for us, we're able to get this active ingredient from a safer alternative, in barberries!
Barberries are a deciduous shrub having yellow flowers and scarlet colored fruit in the form of berries. Twenty two alkaloids have been reported so far from root, stem leaves and fruit of this plant
There have been anecdotal reports of acne clearing up after people drank barberry juice, so, researchers decided to put it to the test.
They conducted a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial of fifty 12-17-year-olds with moderate to severe acne. Half of the subjects