Educational Materia Medica
Goldenrod Mini Monograph
Mini Monograph of
"We blame Walt Disney for goldenrod's undeserved bad name. Despite Sneezy's pronouncement, plants such as goldenrod with heavy, insect-carried pollen rarely cause allergic reaction."
P R O P E R T I E S
Anti-inflammatory | Antimicrobial
Aromatic | Astringent
Carminative | Diaphoretic
Diuretic | Vulnerary
E N E R G E T I C S
Warm | Dry
Bitter | Stimulant
M A K E
Tea + Tincture: allergies, sore throat, fever, gas, diarrhea, mouthwash, bleeding, urinary tract tonic, UTIs, kidney stones
Oil: muscle tension, backaches, wounds, bruises, infections
Wash + Compress + Sitz Bath: wounds, infections, UTI
Flower Essence: being true to oneself when feeling the need to conform to societal pressures for acceptance
For educational purposes only. Not intended for medical advice. Always consult your physician.
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Grow | Harvest with
"You can see the goldenrod, that most tenacious and pernicious and beauteous of all New England flora, bowing away from the wind like a great and silent congregation."
I D E N T I F I C A T I O N
Hardy growing 2 - 5 ft tall and spreads well
Narrow, long, pointed dark green leaves
Tiny yellow strips of flower clusters
Tall stems, like rods
G R O W
Hardy to zone 4
Fertile, dry soil
Full - partial sun
Hedgerows, fields, wood lines
Flowers attract pollinators
H A R V E S T
Late summer to early autumn
Before all buds have fully bloomed
D R Y
Cool, dark place with good airflow
Garble after dried
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