Golden Seal contains hydrastine and berberine alkaloids that help support the immune system. It may also provide respiratory support for mucous membranes.
Goldenseal root is a rapidly effective, antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, healing tonic with numerous uses. It is frequently used with damaged or infected tissues including the eyes, mouth and throat.
- Contains hydrastine and berberine alkaloids.
- Provides immune system support.
How It Works:
Goldenseal’s immune-supporting properties are largely due to its hydrastine, berberine and canadine alkaloids. These constituents have been known to help support the mucous membranes that line the respiratory, digestive and urinary tracts.
Goldenseal root extract.
Take 2 capsules with a meal twice daily.
NOTE:Pregnant women should not use goldenseal since it may influence uterine muscles.
Goldenseal root is a rapidly effective, antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, healing
tonic with numerous uses.
It is frequently used with damaged or infected tissues including
the eyes, mouth and throat.
Goldenseal is one of the top-selling herbs in America and is in short supply.
Barberry contains one of the same active ingredients (berberine but not
hydrastine) that is present in golden seal.
Because golden seal is in such short supply, barberry is a much more economical
Goldenseal does NOT mask urine tests for drugs. This wrong idea comes from
the plot of John Uri Lloyd's Stringtown on the Pike.
Goldenseal should be used with caution by hypoglycemic's
because it is known to lower blood sugar levels.
Also, some herbalists warn of potential overdose problems. This misinformation
dates back to a comment in American Medicinal Plants (1892, Milspaugh) that
was quoted out of context. Ref: Steven Foster's booklet on Goldenseal (American