Golden Seal Root - Hydrastis canadensis
(Cut & Sifted) (Wildcrafted) Available in 1 OZ.
Description: Golden Seal is a low herbaceous perennial belonging to the Ranunculaceae family. The plant has thick and knotty, bright yellow, rhizome that produces an erect hairy stem, bearing two large leaves, with three small greenish white petals that drop as soon as they come out, and the fruit looks like a raspberry. The golden seal rhizome contains alkaloids hydrastine, berberine, andcanadine, in addition to other phyto chemicals, oils, and resin.
Other Names: Golden Root, Goldenseal, Jaundice Root, Orange Root, Wamera, Yellow Eye, Yellow Paint
Part Used: Root
Medicinal Uses: Golden Seal is considered to be a blood purifier and natural antibiotic. It is thought to nourish the liver, glandular and respiratory systems. It has been used internally and externally to help the body fight infections.
Precautions and Adverse Reactions:
LIVER PRECAUTION: Avoid large doses or long term use. Golden Seal should be used with caution. Not to be used during pregnancy.
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