Goldenrod grows in Europe, Asia, and North and South America. It flourishes in roadside ditches and fields and is often considered a weed. Goldenrod, it can ameliorate allergies, sinusitis, bladder infections, cystitis, urethritis, colds and flu, fungal infections, reduce aches and pains, kidney stones, enlarged prostate, fevers, diarrhea, depression, edema, tumors, eczema, gout and soothe arthritis and laryngitis as well as heal wounds.
Goldenrod supplies many beneficial plant compounds, including saponins and flavonoid antioxidants like quercetin and kaempferol.Saponins are plant compounds linked to many health benefits. They may particularly be effective in inhibiting the growth of harmful bacteria and yeast like candida albicans. That is a fungus that can cause vaginal yeast infections, as well as infections in other parts of the body.
Research suggests that goldenrod may help ward off UTIs. Still, it may be most effective when combined with other herbs — including Stinging Nettle, juniper berry and horsetail herb. It may also decrease painful spasms of the urinary tract. Goldenrod increases the flow of urine. Its diuretic effect may help flush out potentially harmful bacteria and support kidney health. Therefore, it’s generally advised to drink plenty of water when taking the herb.
The flavonoid antioxidants quercetin and kaempferol in goldenrod help protect your cells from damage caused by unstable molecules called free radicals. Free radical damage is a factor in many chronic conditions, including heart disease and cancer.Notably, the antioxidant activity of goldenrod is more than that of green tea and vitamin C.
The flavonoid antioxidants and other plant compounds in goldenrod also have anti-inflammatory benefits. This may be partly due to quercetin, a flavonoid antioxidant in goldenrod with potent anti-inflammatory effects.
Use one heaping teaspoon of tea per cup of water. Steep for 5 minutes (or longer) for desired strength. Honey can be added for an even sweeter flavor.
Oil infusion for salves
Ingredients : 100% Organic Dried Solidago canadensis - Goldenrod Herb WILDHARVESTED a mile away from road side. Selected for the highest possible quality and medicinal values. Pesticide and Toxin free. Gathered just before the peak of the bloom season for the best herbal benefits. Dried indoors away from direct sunlight for optimal tea strength.
Do not use during acute attacks of kidney stones or other kidney disorders. Persons with allergies to other members of the Asteraceae family should exercise caution. We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
Disclaimer: This product has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. This information is for educational use only. Please research all herbs herbal products thoroughly before use.