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Goldenseal - A Herb for all Seasons

Goldenseal - A Herb for all Seasons

This week’s focus is going to be on Goldenseal. Goldenseal or Hydrastis Canadensis is by far one of the most popular (and expensive) herbs we sell. Traditionally beloved by herbalists for its use as a bitter stomach digestive (to help stimulate digestion and improve appetite), to treat skin inflammations, and those of the eyes such as conjunctivitis. It was also used for inflammation of the mucous membranes of the throat and digestive system. Goldenseal contains the chemical berberine, which can have effects against bacteria and fungi.

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