Goldenseal Root is the penicillin of the herb kingdom. Whenever a problem arises in the body, Golden Root is used as an excellent cure all, especially when one does not know what to do. Goldenseal root is a known as an antibiotic and is used to fight infection, poisons in the body and can be used as a vaginal douche, for fibroid tumors, infected tubes, and vaginal discharge. It reduces swelling and stops internal bleeding while healing the mucus membrane: Catarrhal conditions anywhere in the body and at the same time will tone and sustain venous condition. Use it whenever any problem arises in the body and you don’t know what to do.
The following problems, conditions or breakdowns have been aided by this herb: Alcoholism, Inflammation, Bad Breath, Itching, Burns, Menstruation, Chicken Pox , Circulation, Mouthwash, Diabetes, Skin Cancer, Digestion, Ring Worms, Eyes, Skin Disease, Hemorrhage, Ulcers and Infection Goldenseal is a very potent herb and should not be taken in high dosages for more than two weeks. Switch to Echinacea after that if the problem persists. Give your body a rest for a week or two before resuming high dosages. For colds or flu, the formula C-FU may be a good alternative. Though it does contain Goldenseal, it uses other herbs in concert with it, lowering the necessary dosage of Goldenseal. Goldenseal should not be taken during pregnancy.