Barberry root extract is a derivative of barberry roots which is of great medicinal importance. Barberry is known to have a rich history of 2,500 years for being used for medicinal purposes for its berberine content. The unique property of berberine specifically of the antibacterial property has gained importance for barberry root extract in digestive health and immune health supplements industry. There have been known benefits of barberry root extract both in cardiovascular and neural systems. It is also known to prevent certain types of cancer. Increase in lifestyle disorders with increasing dependence on less-healthy carbohydrate-rich fast foods with limited nutrition has boosted demand for herbal supplements and thereby herbal ingredients including Barberry root extract. The standardized extracts of Barberry are known to consist of isoquinoline alkaloids more than 6%.
Reasons for Covering this Title
Barberry plant plays a significant role in herbal medicine across the world. The plant has 22 alkaloids which are of the tremendous medicinal importance. The alkaloids are extracted from the barberry root, stem, leaves, and flowers of the plant. Among the various parts of the plant, the yellow root bark is known to have most of the concentrated source of active ingredients. Being a source of novel therapeutic compounds, the researchers and strengthened their efforts towards the scientific evaluation of traditional medicines. Barberry plant production is concentrated across the significant part of Europe, Northern Africa, and temperate Asia and its applications are also widespread across the regions with varied use from country to country.
Global Barberry Root: Market Segmentation
On the basis of Form, the global Barberry Root market has been segmented as –
- Herbal Powder
On the basis of Nature, the global Barberry Root market has been segmented as –
On the basis of End-Use, the global Barberry Root market has been segmented as –
- Dietary Supplements
- Digestive Health
- Cardiovascular Health
- Immune Health
Barberry Root usage varies from region to region, for example, Native Americans used Barberry Root jaundice treatment and control of diabetes and hepatitis. Alternately, Europeans use Barberry Root for digestive health, skin care and control of abnormal uterine bleeding. Barberry Root has gained importance in cardiovascular health as it helps in stabilizing heart disorders like rapid heartbeat and ventricular fibrillation. In the current scenario, Barberry Root is extensively used for kidney stones treatment and control as an herbal extract.
Global Barberry Root Market: Key Players
Some of the key players operating in the global Barberry Root market are Bio-Botanica, Inc., Mountain Rose Herbs Mercantile, Starwest Botanicals, Savvy Teas and Herbs, Monterey Bay Spice Company, Highwinds Herbs, St. John's Botanicals, Solaray, Swanson Health Products, Now Foods and others.
Opportunities for Market Participants
Barberry Root market is projected to witness positive growth due to its multifunctional properties and broader applications across various sub-segments in dietary supplements. The berberine, the primary alkaloid of Barberry Root, which has multifunctional properties including antibiotic, anti-fungal astringent, antibacterial, and anesthetic which will encourage higher utilization of Barberry Root in the production of herbal tincture. The similar profile will also support an increase in the use of Barberry Root in alleviating nasal congestion, sinusitis, and other respiratory issues. Barberry root is also recommended as a remedy for skin and vaginal yeast infections. Increase in consumer awareness and growing traction for natural and herbal medicine will boost higher demand for herbal root extracts including Barberry root extracts.
Brief Approach to Research
A modeling-based approach is followed and triangulation methodology to estimate data covered in Barberry Root report. A detailed market understanding and assessment of the source and applications of the product segments included in the study is followed by carrying out a demand-side approach to estimate the sales of target product segments, which is then cross-referenced with a supply-side assessment of value generated over a pre-defined period. The statistics and data are collected at a regional level, consolidated and synthesized at a global level to estimate the overall market sizes.
Key Data Points Covered in the Report
Some of the key data points covered in Barberry Root report include:
- An overview of the Barberry Root market, including background and evolution
- Macroeconomic factors affecting the Barberry Root market and its potential
- Barberry Root Market dynamics, such as drivers, challenges, and trends
- Detailed value chain analysis of the Barberry Root market
- The cost structure of the products and segments covered in the study
- In-depth pricing analysis, by key product segments, regions and by major market participants
- Analysis of supply and demand, such as top producing and consuming geographies, imports/exports, and overall trade scenario
- Analysis of the Barberry Root market structure, including a tier-wise categorization of key market participants
- Competitive landscape of the Barberry Root market, including detailed profiles of the top players in this market
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