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goldenseal

(gōl′dən-sēl′)
n.
A North American woodland plant (Hydrastis canadensis) in the buttercup family, having small greenish-white flowers and a yellow root used in herbal medicine.
A perennial herb that contains alkaloids—e.g., berberine and canadine, resin, and volatile oil, regarded by Native American medicine men as antimicrobial, antituberculotic, antiseptic, haemostatic, and a liver tonic
Toxicity It should not be used in pregnancy, as it may stimulate uterine contractions
Contraindications Diabetes, glaucoma, coronary artery disease, atherosclerosis, hypertension, prior stroke

gol·den·seal

(gōld'ĕn sēl)
(Hydrastis canadensis) Herbal remedy that claims unsubstantiated benefit in treatment of anorexia nervosa, cancer, gastrointestinal disease, pruritus, and other conditions. Widely reported adverse effects (e.g., seizures, cardiac problems, respiratory depression). Death has been reported after overdose. Among the most commonly used of all herbal preparations.
Synonym(s): eye balm, yellow paint, yellow puccoon.
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In the 1800s, European settlers used goldenseal for these and other ailments, including gonorrhea, cystitis and high blood pressure.
Goldenseal. Used primarily to treat congestion from colds.
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This is the problem Federal and State agencies face in trying to maintain the viability of wild goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis).
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We have WOOFERS come help and learn about the medicinal plants we grow here, including goldenseal. Our soil is all "hand made" as we live on a mountain with slate underneath.
The antigen specific in vivo immunomodulatory potential of continuous treatment with Echinacea and goldenseal (Hydrastic canadensis) root extract was investigated over a period of 6 weeks using rats that were injected with the novel antigen keyhole limpet hemocyanin (KLH) and re-exposed to KLH after the initial exposure (Rehman 1999).