In short, it might be easier to make a list of conditions goldenseal hasn’t been associated with helping. Early American medical texts refer to the Cherokees and Iroquois using goldenseal to treat cancer, mouth ailments such as canker sores, and stomach issues.
Today, it’s marketed as a treatment for a vast array of symptoms. Some claim that it can ease colds and upper respiratory infections. Other conditions it’s said to help include: