Goldenrod Essential Oil (Solidago canadensis) supports the circulatory system, urinary tract, and liver function.* It has relaxing and calming effects. Goldenrod has an approximate ORAC of 619,026 (TE/L). TE/L is expressed as micromole Trolox equivalent per liter.
Historical Data: The genus name, "solidago", comes from the Latin solide, which means "to make whole". During the Boston Tea Party, when English tea was dumped into Boston Harbor, Colonists drank goldenrod tea instead which gave it the nickname "Libery Tea".
Uses: Goldenrod essential oil can be used for hypertension, liver congestion, hepatitis/fatty liver, circulatory conditions, and urinary tract/bladder conditions, as well as arthritis, asthma, candida, colds and cough.
Goldenrod helps to thin mucus secretions and relieve congested mucus membranes and it promotes urination and is a kidney cleanser and can prevent infection.
Application: For dietary or topical use. When using as a supplement, dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid such as soy or rice milk. Goldenrod has also been used a a wash or compress for wounds, headaches and rheumatism as well as a gargle for sore throat, laryngitis and thrush. Possible skin sensitivity. If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult your physician. Dilution recommended for both topical and internal use. Dilute before using on sensitive areas such as the face, neck, genital area, etc. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid using on infants and very small children.
Research: Yarnell E. Botanical medicines for the urinary tract. World J Urol. 2002 Nov; 20(5):285-93. Epub 2002 Oct 17.
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