Profile: Dried barberries, also called zerezhk, zirishk or pipperages, are small dried round fruits, like dried cranberries, used in Persian seasoning. The barberries fruit grows on the berberis tree, which is a popular culinary blend in similar areas to saffron. The berries do have a very high pectin content and they are mostly used in jams or jellies.
It also known as herb of Berberis. For the preparation of medicine - Berberries fruit, bark and roots are used.It has many common and culinary applications, including Zereshk Pollow, gastrointestinal discomforts, heart burns, cramps of the stomach, constipation and lack of appetite.
In the family of the berries, Zereshk or Barberry has the most antioxidants and is the most berberin.