This is a great herb to
treat a variety of ailments. It was originally discovered and used by the American Indians
as a medicine. It has anti-inflammatory, antibiotic and anti-cancer properties.
It assists the body cope
with many disease causing organisms. It actually prevents bacteria entering your
bodys cells and helps stimulate your immune system. Also good for respiratory and
Goldenseal also aids
digestion by promoting the production of saliva, bile, and other digestive enzymes.
How It May Benefit
Use externally for -
In high doses, goldenseal
can irritate the skin, mouth, throat, and vagina. It may also cause nausea and diarrhoea.
If any of these develop, stop taking straight away.
Do not use if you are
Do not use goldenseal if
you have had heart disease, diabetes, glaucoma, a stroke, or high blood pressure.
Do not give to children
Herbs should only be used under the supervision of an experienced
herbalist or naturopath experienced in herbs.