Goldenseal is native to eastern North America and is cultivated in Oregon and Washington. The dried root and rhizome are used in herbal medicine and it is threatened by over-harvesting in the wild. Goldenseal contains berberine, an alkaloid with antibacterial and anti-fungal properties.* With immune stimulating properties, it may help prevent UTIs by inhibiting bacteria form adhering to the wall of the urinary bladder.* Goldenseal helps aid the digestive system and to relieve symptoms of constipation and diarrhea.*

* This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  This product is not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent any disease.