Solidago virgaurea, also known as Goldrute is part of the Compositae plant family. Goldenrod originates fromBritain,
Europe, Central Asia, North Africa and North America.
Botanical Name: Solidago virgaurea
Plant Family: Compositae
Common name: Aaron's Rod, European Goldenrod, Goldrute, Verge d'Or, Woundwort
History: The generic name comes from solidare, for the plant is known as a vulnerary
or one that 'makes whole'
Medicinal Part Used: Leaves
Goldenrod is used for:
Respiratory Tract Conditions
It is used externally for:
Other Uses: The leaves and flowers produce a yellow dye
Goldenrod taken as a tea has a very soothing and calming effect on the emotions and should be drunk in cases of:
The tea is often drunk as a refreshing spring tonic.
Recommended dosage is as follows:
You should not use Goldenrod without first talking to your health care professional if you are currently being treated with any of the following medications:
Global Herbal Supplies has Goldenrod available in the following forms:
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