Goldenrod

What other names is Goldenrod known by?

Aaron's Rod, Baguette d'Aaron, Canadian Goldenrod, Early Goldenrod, European Goldenrod, Gerbe d'Or, Herbe des Juifs, Solidage, Solidage du Canada, Solidago canadensis, Solidago gigantea, Solidago longifolia, Solidago serotina, Solidago virgaurea, Vara de Oro, Verge d'Or, Woundwort.

What is Goldenrod?

Goldenrod is an herb. People use the above ground plant parts for medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Spasms; swelling (inflammation) of the mouth, throat, and lower urinary tract; wounds; gout; arthritis; kidney stones; skin conditions; tuberculosis; diabetes; enlargement of the liver; hemorrhoids; internal bleeding; asthma; hayfever; and prostate enlargement.

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