Common goldenrod Is a herbaceous perennial plant belonging to the family Compositae... The fruit is an oblong achene.
Common goldenrod blooms in the second part of summer. Goldenrod grows in glades, forest edges, clearings, among bushes.
Common goldenrod is medicinal plant... He contains flavonoids, resins, alkaloids, essential oil, organic acids, coumarins, polysaccharides, saponins, dyes and tannins... All parts of the plant are used as raw materials. Goldenrod has a diuretic, anti-inflammatory, hemostatic, antiseptic, astringent and wound healing effect. The aerial part of the plant has a strong diuretic effect.
Common goldenrod apply with pathology of the bladder and kidneys, cholelithiasis, diabetes mellitus, colitis, bronchial asthma, arthritis, in men with diseases of the genital area. Also, goldenrod is used for rheumatism, gout, tuberculosis of the skin and lungs. It is recommended for rinsing the throat and mouth, for gum pathology, sore throat, it is used for lotions for wounds with purulent discharge, for varicose veins, bone fractures.
Common goldenrod is prepared decoctions, infusions and tinctures... It should be taken with caution during pregnancy and with glomerulonephritis.