Alternative names: Golden Rod.
Goldenrod is a plant common to much of the United States and Europe and represents a number of species in the genus Solidago (S. canadensis, S. odora, S. virgaurea). Most often the leaves or flowering tops are used medicinally. It has diuretic properties, making it useful in various urinary tract and kidney preparations.
Goldenrod powders, teas and tinctures are all available.
Golden Rod encourages proper kidney function and was used extensively by the Indians for most kidney disorders.
Goldenrod is an effective remedy that clears the nasal passages.