Goldenseal Supplement Information
Goldenseal is a type of plant that is taken medicinally for a number of uses, including:
- Treating allergies
- Healing infections
- Masking illicit substances during urine drug testing.
Herbal supplements such as goldenseal can still cause side effects, even though they are "natural" products. For example, some people taking goldenseal may experience nausea or vomiting.
You may be more likely than others to experience problems with goldenseal if you have a chronic or severe medical condition. If this describes you, make sure you discuss this information with your healthcare provider before you start taking goldenseal.
(For more information, including what you need to know about the effectiveness of this supplement, click Goldenseal.)