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Goldenseal
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
Genus :
Hydrastis
Species :
canadensis
COMMON NAMES
Eyeroot; Indian Dye; Yellow Indian Paint; Yellowroot
USES
Stomach Tonic; Laxative; Treatment of lung, throat and sinus infection or congestion; Dye
DESCRIPTION
Goldenseal is a small perennial herb with large leaves and a red raspberry-like fruit. It was first used by American Indians for a variety of medicinal uses and is best known today as an anti-inflammatory and antibiotic.
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