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The Medicine Woman’s Treasure Chest – Germs do not like Goldenseal

The Medicine Woman’s Treasure Chest continues this week with more terrific information. Goldenseal is remarkable so, read on and learn more. Thank you Miss. Sally!

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goldenseal oneLast week I covered the preventative and therapeutic properties of Echinacea and this week I want to follow up with another herb with similar properties but is not quite as popular.

Echinacea is an herb that might help prevent infections from colds and also help alleviate the symptoms if you actually caught one. Goldenseal has similar properties and also has a number of other reported medicinal properties including being anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal as well as being full of nutrients. It contains Vitamins A, C and E, B-complex, calcium, iron and manganese.

One word of warning about Goldenseal, it is a uterine stimulant which means that you should not take if you are pregnant and nor should you give to your pets if they are pregnant as it could induce early labour. You should also not take if you suffer from high blood pressure.

Like Echinacea, Goldenseal was used by theā€¦

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