Goldenseal is used primarily for its anti-inflammatory action to soothe irritated mucous membranes. Often combined with echinacea as an herbal remedy for colds.
Helps soothe irritated mucous membranes. Facilitates digestion by stimulating the production of bile. antibiotic, antiseptic, internal bleeding, colon inflammation, eye infections, internal hemorrhaging, infection, liver problems, excessive menstruation, mouth sores and vaginitis.
Stimulates uterine muscles, do not use during pregnancy. May raise blood pressure, do not use if there is a history of high blood pressure. Should not be used for longer than 2-4 weeks at a time.
For cyclical use.
[ back to top ]
**This web site's goal is to provide you with information that may be useful in attaining optimal health. Nothing in it is meant as a prescription or as medical advice. You should check with your physician before implementing any changes in your exercise or lifestyle habits, especially if you have physical problems or are taking medications of any kind.