Goldenseal: Acne Remedy And Antibacterial Powerhouse

Goldenseal As A Healing Powerhouse

Goldenseal skin benefits are diverse, from acne to eczema to wounds! Goldenseal is not only a natural acne remedy but a powerhouse of skin and health benefits. I don’t know about you, but I seem to see turmeric everywhere as the natural cure for everything, from wrinkles to cancer to arthritis. Well this ‘Indian Turmeric’ Hydrastis Canadensis, or more commonly, Goldenseal, is bursting with potent anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that benefit the body in so many ways, but today ill be focusing on Goldenseal skin benefits.

Healing Powers Of Goldenseal

Goldenseal is a natural anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and healing herb.  This hair-stemmed herb bears a single sizeable raspberry-like flower in the summer.  It is native to Canada and the USA and was a traditional medicinal herb of the Native Americans. It is a fantastic multi-use herb used traditionally for its anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and astringent properties and is an extremely bitter tonic.  Often used as a tonic to help with digestive problems. In recent times Goldenseal has been used as a natural antibiotic, immune booster and may even be a cancer fighter.

A Vitamin Powerhouse

  • Goldenseal’s skin healing properties are thanks to fancy-named phytochemical alkaloids: berberine, canadine and hydrastine that produce a powerful ‘astringent effect’ on mucous membranes, which means it has a calming and healing effect on the skin.
  • Berberine gives it its orange colour and most of its medicinal properties.
  • Goldenseal is a rich source of Vitamin A, B, C and E.
  • It contains important minerals iron, zinc, potassium, calcium, and manganese.
  • High in essential fatty acids.

Natural Acne Remedy

The next time you book on a hot date, which almost always guarantees a pimple smack bang in the middle of your face, right?  Have some Goldenseal on standby. Well, we’ve done the hard work by packing this gem into our Rescue Acne Cream With some other pimple-fighting herbs, so ‘keep it near for when pesky spots appear’. Cheesy but true. The natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties calm redness and fight acne-causing bacteria, and the natural astringent properties stimulate blood flow to the epidermis, which leads to quicker healing of acne. Goldenseal’s skin benefits are partly responsible for the fantastic pimple-busting, skin-calming claims we’ve confirmed via clinical testing. Kills 99.9% of acne-causing bacteria in 30 mins.

Goldenseal For Itchy & Inflamed Skin

Inflammatory skin conditions are one of the most prevalent skin problems in the world. Luckily there plentiful herbs in nature with anti-inflammatory benefits to calm reactive, red, inflamed skin without the side effects of prescription drugs. One of these fantastic herbs is Goldenseal! It makes it an ideal herbal solution for common itchy rashes, fungal conditions and inflamed wounds as well as eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis. That’s why our multipurpose Rescue Acne Cream is perfect to calm Rosacea, and Phytoseptic’s synergistic blend works its magic on rashes and itchy skin.

Natural Skin Antiseptic

If you’re a klutz like me and always end up with unexplainable cuts and bumps, especially on your hands, make sure your first aid kit includes some Goldenseal in the form of our Phytoseptic cream. Our Phytoseptic cream is safe to slather on minor open wounds. Goldenseal was used to treat wounds in the civil war. It gets its name from the golden-yellow marks that on the stem when it is broken, resembling a gold wax letter seal, giving us the name goldenseal. Cherokee Indians used Goldenseal to dye their clothing, stain their faces, to heal wounds and as a wash for sore eyes. There are restrictions on the export of Goldenseal as it was once over-cultivated.  However, it is now controlled.

Botani Products With Goldenseal

  1. Rescue Acne Cream contains a unique blend of Goldenseal, Echinacea and  Australian Lemon Scented Tea Tree Oil to target pimples, blemishes and rosacea.
  2. Phytoseptic Natural Antifungal Skin Cream contains Goldenseal, Horsetail and Centella (Gotu Kola) to treat the symptoms of fungal rashes, cuts and wounds.

Have you tried the Rescue Acne Cream before? Or any other products with Goldenseal? Tell me below. You might like to check out our 5 star Rescue Acne Cream, containing Goldenseal, reviews on Beautyheaven.

“Fantastic product that’s genuinely good for your skin!” – lychee tea.

“What a GEM. It is incredible. After one application I noticed such improvement and three days on now and my skin looks so much better” – Monikas.

“Within three days ALL of my acne had cleared up, and my skin was much smoother! Was so happy with the results that this product is now my FAVOURITE for acne treatment!! Highly recommend! Oh and a bonus is that the product is not harsh and doesn’t dry out skin! Amazing!!” – JessAmy44.

Disclaimer: The information contained on this site is general and for informational purposes. It is not meant to substitute the advice provided by your physician or another medical professional.  Please contact your health care professional immediately for any health-related conditions or concerns.

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