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A North American woodland plant (Hydrastis canadensis) in the buttercup family, having small greenish-white flowers and a yellow root used in herbal medicine.
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(Plants) a ranunculaceous woodland plant, Hydrastis canadensis, of E North America, whose thick yellow rootstock contains such alkaloids as berberine and hydrastine and was formerly used medicinally
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(ˈgoʊl dənˌsil)

a plant, Hydrastis canadensis, of the buttercup family, having a thick yellow rootstock formerly used in medicine.
[1830–40, Amer.]
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Noun1.goldenseal - perennial herb of northeastern United States having a thick knotted yellow rootstock and large rounded leavesgoldenseal - perennial herb of northeastern United States having a thick knotted yellow rootstock and large rounded leaves
genus Hydrastis, Hydrastis - small genus of perennial herbs having rhizomes and palmate leaves and small solitary flowers; of northeastern United States and Japan
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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n (bot) sello de oro
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HERB POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS DANSHEN May cause bleeding DON QUAI May cause bleeding ECHINACEA May interfere with immune functioning or alter effectiveness of immunosuppressant drugs given after transplant surgery FEVERFEW May cause bleeding GARLIC May increase blood pressure GINGER May cause bleeding GINKGO May cause bleeding GINSENG May cause bleeding, rapid heartbeat, or high blood pressure GOLDENSEAL May cause or worsen high blood pressure KAVA May enhance sedative effects of anesthesia LICORICE May increase blood pressure SENNA May cause electrolyte imbalance ST.
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"I can't imagine people walking into the Smithsonian and carrying away artifacts," says Jim Northup, yet he knows casual thieves and well-organized crime groups are stripping Appalachian parks of ginseng, goldenseal, and orchids.
Hydrastis Canadensis, or Goldenseal, is a Native American plant that has many medicinal uses.