Organic Goldenseal Leaf

Organic Goldenseal Leaf

Goldenseal, Hydrastis canadensis, is a native American plant introduced to early settlers by the Cherokee Indians. This understory plant once covered the floor of the eastern forests, but it has been severely over-harvested. While many herbalists use only the root, scientific studies have shown that the leaf has similar properties.

Native Americans greatly valued goldenseal herb, using not only the root but the leaves and flowers as well to help with skin diseases and wounds.

Goldenseal contains the chemical berberine which has antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory properties. These properties make it useful in the treatment of skin disorders such as psoriasis, eczema, athlete's foot, and ringworm. It may even help eliminate dandruff.

Due to the excessive harvesting of wild plants, goldenseal is now an endangered species. Our goldenseal is purchased from companies who grow it organically, it is not wild-harvested.


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