Goldseal Root Powder
Hydrastic Canadensis Immune Booster
Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis), is a traditional Native American remedy
Botanical Name:Hydrastis canadensis
The phytochemicals in Goldenseal have anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-viral properties. The herb may be useful in the management of fungal infections such as chronic siunsitus and candida.
The herb is traditionally known as being healing and restorative to mucous membrane and has been used with respiratory conditions such as hayfever, catarrhal congestion and bronchitis. However, this has not been subjected to clinical trials.
Goldeseal may also aid digestion and support liver function.
The main active ingredients in goldenseal are the alkaloidshydrastine and berberine, along with lesser amounts of canadine. Berberine appears to have a wide range of antimicrobial activity against pathogens, including Chlamydia, E. coli, and Salmonella typhi, as well as viruses and protozoans. The herb also appears to stimulate the activity of macrophages, the immune cells that attack harmful bacteria. The herb seems to work quickly to knock these pathogens out!
Caution: The use of very large doses or extended use is not recommended. Children and older adults should take smaller amounts.
Golden Sealshould not be used by children under two and also should not be used by Pregnant women because it can induce contractions.
Goldseal Root Powder can be used for many conditons:
AntiViral ~ Antibacterial ~Antifungal ~Immune Booster~
Goldseal Root Powder 120g
1/4 teaspoon (500mg)
Best Used By: August 2014