Species Detail

Hydrastis canadensis L.
Golden seal


Scientific Name:  
Hydrastis canadensis L.
Common Name:  
Golden seal
Myaamia Name:  
No Myaamia Name
Uses:  
Medicinal, Technology
Harvest Seasons:  
Summer
Habitats:  
Beech-Maple Forest, Oak Forest including Oak-Hickory, Beech-Oak-Maple Mixed Mesophytic
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Herb, Wild

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Hydrastis canadensis L.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Use - Medicinal  root dried and pounded into a powder was used to relieve pain and heal membranes and cuts
No Reference Specified Use - Technology  collected and dried; then sold for pharmaceutical use
No Reference Specified Use - Medicinal  carefully used as an unspecified medicine; with the potential to cause abortion
Botanical Sources  
Hydrastis canadensis L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   Occurs in rich; deep woods
Related Sources  
Hydrastis canadensis L.
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