Herb Pharm Coptis Extract. Herb Pharm prepare their Coptis Extract from the rhizome of coptis chinesnsis plants which are cultivated, harvested & processed according to traditional Chinese methods. to assure optimal quality Coptis rhizomes, they dirctly purchase from China only rhizomes that are harvested in the autumn, that have had their superfluous rootlets removed, and are then carefully dried. Coptis Extract Also known as: Coptis Chinensis Extract, Huang Lian Su Pian. Coptis extract is a Chinese medicinal herb used for a variety of ailments. The root is one of the bitterest herbs used in Chinese medicine. Among the other active compounds found in Coptis chinensis is berberine and coptisine. Berberine and coptisine are part of a group of alkaloids and has shown some help fighting against fungal infections such as candida, yeast, parasites and for treating digestive disorders caused by bacterial infections. Coptis chinensis extract is an anti inflammatory and antiviral herb coming from the root of the plant and can be used to make compresses or a poultice. Benefits of Coptis Extract: The extract has been used by individuals to stop severe diarrhea and abdominal pains accompanied by vomiting and fever, IBS, vacteria Proteus, food poisoning, and other intestinal conditions by eliminating toxins from the intestines and allowing you to regain regular functions again. Coptis has a strong effect on the body to stop the bad bacteria from continuing to form which allows your body to fight back, beating the illness you're suffering from. It also stimulates the immune system and functions as an antioxidant as well. Coptis extract is used to treat mouth ulcers and abscesses on teeth, throat infections, sinus infections, and tonsillitis. If made as a paste, infusion, or salve, it is believed to improve your digestion, relieve stomach inflammation, and restore the appetite.