Hydrastis canadensis

Properties and Uses:
Alterative, antibiotic, antiseptic, emmenagogue, stomachic, tonic. Golden seal is a specific for all problems of the mucous membranes and has been found helpful to the digestive system. It affects the immune system by stimulating the production of white blood cells. While it is rumored to cleanse the system, neither traditional use nor clinical studies support this purpose.

Root traditionally used in tea or tincture to treat inflamed mucous membranes of mouth, throat, digestive system, uterus; also used for jaundice, bronchitis, pharyngitis, gonorrhea. Tea (wash) a folk remedy for eye infections. Contains berberine, an antibacterial that increases bile secretion and acts as an anticonvulsant; experimentally lowers blood pressure, acts as a mild sedative.

CAUTION: Do not use large amounts during pregnancy. When used over a long time, golden seal may interfere with vitamin B absorption. Scientists have disproved rumour that Goldenseal masks morphine in urine tests.

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