GOLDENSEAL

Indigenous to Eastern USA, long history as a folk remedy, controls uterine bleeding, used as a poultice and antibacterial agent. Active ingredients are berberine ( anti-microbial) and hydrastine ( vasoconstrictor, labour inducer).

GOLDENSEAL: "High doses of goldenseal can cause high blood pressure and increased heart rate."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GOLDENSEAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/goldenseal/ (accessed May 18, 2021).
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