Species Detail

Hydrastis canadensis L.
Golden seal

Scientific Name:  
Hydrastis canadensis L.
Common Name:  
Golden seal
Myaamia Name:  
Medicinal, Technology
Harvest Seasons:  
Beech-Maple Forest, Oak Forest including Oak-Hickory, Beech-Oak-Maple Mixed Mesophytic
Growth Forms:  

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Hydrastis canadensis L.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Rafert, S. 1992 Use - Medicinal  root dried and pounded into a powder was used to relieve pain and heal membranes and cuts
Rafert, S. 1996 Use - Technology  collected and dried; then sold for pharmaceutical use
Olds, Julie, Olds, Dustin and Dani Tippman 1999 Use - Medicinal  carefully used as an unspecified medicine; with the potential to cause abortion
Botanical Sources  
Hydrastis canadensis L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
Gleason, H.A. & Cronquist, A. 1991   Occurs in rich; deep woods
Related Sources  
Hydrastis canadensis L.
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