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hy·dras·tis

(hī-dras'tis),
The dried rhizome of Hydrastis canadensis (family Ranunculaceae), native to eastern U.S.; formerly used to treat chronic catarrhal states of the mucous membranes and in metrorrhagia.
[Mod. L. fr. G. hydōr (hydro-), water, + draō, to accomplish]
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INCI: Origanum vulgare leaf extract, thymus vulgaris (thyme) extract, cinnamomum zeylancum bark extract, rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract, lavandula angustifolia (lavender) flower extract, hydrastis canadensis (golden seal) root extract
If only for this reason, we should be encouraging the cultivation of Hydrastis canadensis and other native medicinal plants in an effort to bring them back in bountiful numbers throughout the Southern Appalachian Mountains, their native habitat.
INCI name: origanum vulgare leaf extract (and) thymus vulgaris (thyme) extract (and) rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract (and) lavandula angustifolia (lavender) flower extract (and) hydrastis canadensis (golden seal) root extract (and) olea europaea (olive) leaf extract
The fecal microbiology revealed a persistent 2+ Candida albicans that was sensitive to Berberine, the active ingredient in Hydrastis canadensis (goldenseal).
03:15 EFFECT OF VARIABLE SHADE ON GROWTH AND BIOMASS OF HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS.
Classic naturopathic herbals include Artemisia annua (sweet wormwood), Artemisia tridentata (sagebrush), Allium sativum (garlic), Gentiana lutea (gentian), Mahonia aquifolium (Oregon grape), Zingiber officinalis (ginger), Tanacetum vulgare (tansy), Azadirachta indica (neem), Hydrastis canadensis (goldenseal), Thuja pUcata (western red cedar), Syzygium aromaticum (clove), juglans nigra (black walnut), Dysphania ambrosioides (formerly Chenopodium ambrosioides; epazote), Ailanthus altissima (Chinese tree of heaven), Quassia amara (quassia), Picrasma excelsa (Jamaican quassia), Uncaria tomentosa (cat's claw), Tabebuia impetiginosa (pau d'arco), Citrus paradisi (grapefruit seed), Cucurbita moschata (pumpkin seed), and Carica papaya (papaya seed).
Berberine, an isoquinoline alkaloid, can be isolated from many medicinal herbs, such as Rhizoma coptidis (Huanglian), Hydrastis canadensis (goldenseal) and Cortex phellodendri (Huangbai) (lkram, 1975).
Berberine is an alkaloid present in Hydrastis canadensis, Coptis chinensis, Berberis aquifolium, Berberis vulgaris and Berberis aristata (Birdsall 1997, Berberine 2000).
PLANT AND SOIL NUTRIENT ANALYSIS OF CHAMAELIRIUM LUTEUM AND HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS WILD-CRAFTED FROM A SOUTHERN HIGHLAND RIM HARDWOOD FOREST.
At our center we have used the following botanicals: Allium sativum (garlic), Hydrastis canadensis and other berberine-containing herbs, Origanum vulgare (oregano), and Azadirachta indica (neem).
Mice suffering from specific tumors were exposed to the homeopathic preparations Ruta graveolens 200C, Hydrastis canadensis 200C, Hydrastis canadensis 1M, Thuja 1M and Lycopodium 1M.
Herbal medicines particularly indicated here are Thymus vulgaris, Hydrastis canadensis and Inula helenium however it may be necessary to avoid Hydrastis if there is evidence of hypertension (Mills 2000).