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goldenseal

[′gōl·dən ‚sēl]
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A Goldenseal is a perennial herb in the buttercup family, native to Canada and the U.
Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis) is a key ingredient in some eye drops because it is both anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial.
mid-summer) harvested goldenseal populations (Sanders and McGraw, 2005; Albrecht and McCarthy, 2007).
Injecting a low cost filler to stretch an ingredient: Goldenseal is mixed with barberry root or Oregon grape root, Ginkgo biloba is mixed with chlorophyll, chondroitin trachea mixed with other parts or even spiked with heparin.
Aside from goldenseal, other common herbs in the Australasian herbalist's pharmacopeia which are currently listed as 'at risk' by the UPS (United Plant Savers, an American organisation which has compiled extensive data on the sustainable use of medicinal plants) including black cohosh (Actaea racemosa, Cimicifuga racemosa), eyebright (Euphrasia spp), goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis), Korean ginseng (Panax ginseng), wild yam (Dioscorea villosa), and even the immensely popular echinacea (Ecinacea purpurea and spp) (UPS 2008).
The same can be said for treating asthma with hydrogen peroxide, infections with Goldenseal or cancer with coffee enemas.
goldenseal actually exerts a stronger action than the antibiotics that are commonly used in the treatment of some of the diseases that these pathogens cause.
I'm talking about goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis), the native medicinal plant with roots of gold.
The toothpaste also contains hydrogen peroxide for a gentle whitening effect; the essence of tea tree, spearmint and peppermint oils and Xylitol; and the antiseptic, antimicrobial and antioxidant botanicals of echinacea, goldenseal, clove, ginseng and ginkgo.
The Natural Dentist Healthy Gums mouth rinse uses echinacea, goldenseal and grapefruit seed extract to clean teeth, as well as aloe vera and calendula to soothe the mouth.
Herbal Immune Support Formula combines key antioxidant vitamins and minerals with standardized extracts of echinacea, goldenseal and numerous synergistic botanicals, and Arabinogalactans/ Olive Leaf Complex provides pure arabino galactans plus premier olive leaf extract for maximum immune response support.