Goldenseal

Hydrastis canadensis

Other names: Yellow Root

Part of Plant: Roots

Essential Constituents: Berberine, Canadine, Hydrastine

Properties: Antiviral, Antibacterial, Immunostimulant

Organ System(s): Respiratory, Digestive

Immune System: Allows important alkaloids, like berberine and hydrastine, to help strengthen the immune system and protect cells against viral infections.

Use: Herba Tea, Supplements, Extract

Quick Summary

Goldenseal is a herb that helps modify the immune response with important alkaloids, berberine, hydrastine, and canadine, to boost cellular protection against viral infection and increase antibodies in the immune system. This herb has been used for centuries in medicinal healing.

Goldenseal has a bitter taste, which can aid in bowel movements.

Precautions: Consult with a healthcare professional before using these herbal products, especially if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

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