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Goldenseal Root Powder

Goldenseal Root Powder

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Goldenseal is a North American woodland plant related to the clematis and buttercup.

The golden root of the plant was used by the Cherokee, Iroquois and other Native American tribes for wellness and as a coloring agent for textiles.

Today the powdered root is usually encapsulated or used to make tinctures, liquid extracts, ointments and salves.

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information at a glance
approximate cups to one pound4
originunited states
plant part usedroot

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips
storage tipsStore in a container with a tight-fitting lid in a cool, dry location.
appearance & aromaYellow powder without remarkable aroma.


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cosmeticUse in the preparation of skin and eye washes, liniments, sprays, salves and ointments.
culinaryMay be encapsulated as a dietary supplement.
safetyConsult with your health care practitioner before using this herb if you have a chronic condition or take other medicines.

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goldenseal root

Bitter due to astringent alkaloid compounds.

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what else you should know

goldenseal root

Goldenseal is a North American herb that produces a knotted, yellow rhizome that gives rise to several common names like yellow puccoon, orangeroot and jaundice root. Several Native American tribes used the root stock to make tonics and skin washes. They also used goldenseal root to produce a natural dye.

The bitter alkaloids responsible for the antibacterial activity of goldenseal include berberine, hydrastine and canadine. However, check with your doctor before using this herb if you take pharmaceutical medications or have a history of heart disease or high blood pressure because of possible interactions. Canadine, for example, acts like a calcium channel blocker and berberine may interfere with the metabolism of certain drugs, including antidepressants.

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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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