Goldenseal is a member of the buttercup family, growing wild in many parts of North America, particularly in the Blue Ridge mountains.
Goldenseal is endangered, but because of overfishing. For this reason should not be used unless strictly necessary.
Goldenseal is a plant with high reputation in the therapists. It can be used locally as an antiseptic and anti-inflammatory drugs, or can be taken orally benefits the immune system.
Goldenseal remedy for vaginal itching
To does infusion of Goldenseal, throw a cup of boiling water over them; 1 teaspoon dried Goldenseal root. Let the mixture steep for 10-15 minutes.
Take Goldenseal local use as a shower or wash bay area. To take Goldenseal orally, use it as a tea and drink three times a day. Alternatively, you can buy capsules Goldenseal, and take as directed.
Why Works Goldenseal contains a substance called Berberine, the antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal. There are studies showing that Berberine is useful for sinusitis, but we know that to treat other infections such as diarrhea and eye infections can be useful. Berberine is used in traditional Chinese medicine as a natural antibiotic. Goldenseal also stimulates the immune system, demonstrated that the increase in white blood cells.
Precautions Do not use Goldenseal internally on a daily basis for over a week at a time. If symptoms continue more than to see a doctor. According to the side effects are rare but Goldenseal may include nausea or vomiting. Pregnant or nursing should not Goldenseal. Goldenseal may cause contractions, and can occur in breast milk, liver problems in infants.