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Goldenseal

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What other names is Goldenseal known by?

Chinese Goldenseal, Eye Balm, Eye Root, Fard Inolien, Framboise de Terre, Goldenroot, Goldsiegel, Ground Raspberry, Hydraste, Hydraste du Canada, Hydrastis canadensis, Indian Dye, Indian Plant, Indian Tumeric, Jaundice Root, Orange Root, Racine à la Jaunisse, Racine Orange, Sceau D'Or, Sello de Oro, Turmeric Root, Warnera, Wild Curcuma, Yellow Indian Paint, Yellow Paint, Yellow Puccoon, Yellow Root.

What is Goldenseal?

Goldenseal is an herb. The dried root is used to make medicine.

Possibly Ineffective for...

  • Causing false-negative test results for urine drug tests.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs), hemorrhoids, stomach upset, anorexia, stomach ulcers, colitis, menstrual irregularities, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), conjunctivitis, nasal congestion, hayfever, and many other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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