Origin: USA, Canada, Native American
Common Uses: Used as a herbal antibiotic and immune system enhancer.
Used by American Indians as a medication for inflammatory as well as internal conditions such as repiratory, digestive and genito-urinary tract inflammation induced by allergy or infection.
Prepared: Herbal tea blends, Used as a wash to reduce inflammation.
Contraindications: Goldenseal may stimulate contractions and should not be used during pregnancy. It may also raise blood pressure and should not be used by those with hypertension.
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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.