NOW® Goldenseal Root is derived from the root of the Hydrastis canadensis plant. It has been used traditionally by Native Americans for hundreds of years and is still used by modern herbalists today. It has been referred to as "king of the mucus membranes" because of its use for reducing mucus membrane inflammation. The active ingredients of goldenseal include isoquinoline alkaloids, such as berberine, canadine, and hydrastine.
- Traditionally used in Herbal Medicine to help alleviate infectious and inflammatory conditions of the digestive tract such as gastritis
Each capsule contains:
Goldenseal Root (Hydrastis canadensis) 500 mg
Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Capsule (gelatin, water), Stearic Acid (vegetable source).
Directions: Adult Dosage: Take 1-2 capsules, 3 times daily. May take up to one week to produce beneficial effects.
Cautions: Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have blood pressure problems and/or a kidney disorder. Consumption with alcohol, other medications and/or natural health products with sedative properties is not recommended. Consult a health care
practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.