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Goldenrod Mini Monograph

Educational Materia Medica

Goldenrod Mini Monograph


Mini Monograph Goldenrod by Flora's Feast Botanicals

Mini Monograph of

Goldenrod


"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."

Janet Macunovich


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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Forage and Harvest Goldenrod by Flora's Feast Botanicals

Grow | Harvest with

Goldenrod


"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."

Stephen King


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

Solidago spp.

Perennial


Herbaceous

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

Midmorning

Before all buds have fully bloomed


D R Y

Cool, dark place with good airflow

Garble after dried


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