It is a perennial plant that originates from the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada. Its roots are fibrous and its underground stems are a bright yellow color. This plant is very often used as a food supplement in the United States.
People generally use it to try to soothe respiratory symptoms (colds, flu, etc.)
Goldenseal side effects:
Some people report the following reactions with berberine, which is one of the constituents of goldenseal:
- Abdominal pain
Pregnancy and breast feeding :
This treatment is contraindicated during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Indeed, cases of jaundice in newborns and several deaths have been reported.
- Many users report that it tastes very bitter.
- This product interacts with many medicines