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Goldenseal is a perennial herb in the buttercup family Ranunculaceae, native to southeastern Canada & the eastern United States and has been used medicinally by both indigenous Native Americans & later on the herbalists of the 1800's & after. Goldenseal functions as a digestive & metabolic aid, liver supportive, anticatarrhal, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, laxative, emmenagogue, and oxytocic agent.
Goldenseal contains the isoquinoline alkaloids: hydrastine, berberine, berberastine, hydrastinine, tetrahydroberberastine, canadine, and canalidine.
Cut & sifted root
Goldenseal is an extremely potent & bitter herb, even the lovers of the bitter cacao bean may find the taste unpalatable, so it is recommended to take goldenseal by capsules. The cut & sifted root that we offer is indeed small enough to fit into capsules, we recommend 1 capsules per day for general health & gut support. High doses are not recommended.
Goldenseal is a very powerful herb when it comes to gut health, intestinal parasites, & candida overgrowth symptoms. It has a strong drying effect on excess mucous, especially the lungs, while displaying anti-inflammatory & anti-depressant effects. It can be taken as a general health tonic and is of vital support in cases of intestinal parasites & invaders.
Goldenseal is not recommended while pregnant, breastfeeding, or for small children. Goldenseal is oxytocic, meaning it can stimulate uterine contractions & the alkaloids found within the root can also be passed from mother to child while pregnant or breastfeeding.
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