Goldenseal is one powerful herb. It is one on the five top selling herbs in the United States. The American Indians would use goldenseal as wound treatment and for treating eye infections, and as a insect repellent. Goldenseal is know for its powerful immune boosting support. When taken with echinacea this combination is extremely powerful at supporting the immune system during, the cold and flu season. Goldenseal contains berberine, this ads the body in reducing mucous and also has a positve effect on lower blood glucose. Another powerful benefit of the mighty herb, is its benefits for the digestive system. It is a good treatment for diarrhea and also helps with colitis, and constipation. Goldenseal, can also be used as an eyewash to treat pinkeye. With is would healing benefits, and new research showing that goldenseal may help fight cancer. Goldenseasl is truly a herb to add to your natural medicine cabinet. Goldenseal is truly golden!