Coptis chinensis SEEDS

Chemical constituents

The rhizomes of Coptis chinensis are used in Traditional chinese medicine and serve as a source for the isoquinoline alkaloids berberine, palmatine, hydrastine, and coptisine among others.
Traditional uses

Coptis chinensis is one of the 50 fundamental herbs used in traditional Chinese medicine. In Chinese medicine it clears heat and drys dampness, 'purging fire to eliminate toxin'.