What are the
benefits of goldenseal?
is suggested to treat common
, the flu
problems, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), liver problems, boost the
immune system and for passing marijuana drug tests.
well, there are mouth wash formulations for treating gum problems and
cream formulations for treating eczema, acne
rash and herpes. Experts
believe it has antibacterial and antiviral properties.
commonly combined with echinacea in a pill and sold to treat symptoms
of the common cold or the flu. Anecdotal reports claim that it can
enhance the effects of echinacea.
Are there any
clinical studies to show the benefits of goldenseal?
the clinical studies used an active ingredient berberine found in
goldenseal. To get that amount of the active ingredient by taking
goldenseal, you will be taking a ridiculously high dose.
goldenseal mask drug test for marijuana?
often marketed to help you pass drug testing.
Beating drug tests for marijuana or other drugs like cocaine can be
very difficult (if not impossible). Clinical studies show that taking
goldenseal does not mask the fact that you are using marijuana.
study showed that even drinking a gallon of water while taking
goldenseal compared to just drink the water alone didn't affect the
results of the drug test.
Where did the
rumour started that goldenseal can mask drug use?
John Uri Lloyd published a novel titled Stringtown on the Pike that
mentioned using this herb.
Are there any side effects from using goldenseal?
clinical studies, there are no side effects reported
goldenseal or the active ingredients berberine by itself. Avoid using
this herb if you are pregnant or breastfeeding your infant.
What are the dosage I can use?
Capsules or tablets (dried root)
- Take 500 to 2,000 mg up to three times daily.
to 120 mg up to three times daily
to 4 mL up to three time daily (1:10 extract)
Tea - Take 1 gram
of the root and boil in a cup of water for 10 minutes.
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