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Golden Rod Cut - 100 g - Herbal Collection

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Golden Rod Cut - 100 g - Herbal Collection

 Solidago virgaurea


     May help with

    • Sinusitis
    • laryngitis
    • cystitis
    • antimicrobial - antiviral - antifungal
    • anti-inflammatory
    • analgesic
    • antipyretic
    • antidiabetic


    Goldenrod is used to reduce pain and swelling (inflammation), as a diuretic to increase urine flow, and to stop muscle spasms.

    It is also used for gout, joint pain (rheumatism), arthritis, as well as eczema and other skin conditions



    Source : http://www.wikiphyto.org/wiki/Solidage


    Reference on http://www.wikiphyto.org


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    plant name


    Solidage, Goldenrod , Goldenrod (English)


    International Latin denomination


    Solidago virgaurea L., sometimes called Solidago virga aurea


    botanical family




    Description and habitat


    • Tall perennial grass (1 m) of the dry siliceous environments of Europe, America, northern Asia and Africa
    • Purplish-red stem, radiate flower heads with yellow flowers in oblong panicles


    History and tradition


    • Used in the Middle Ages to bring the edges of wounds together, hence its name derived from solidare (or solidum agere ) "to strengthen"
    • Native Americans used it against rattlesnake bites ("alexitera" plant: recommended against snakebites)
    • Solidage Solidago canadensis and goldenrod Solidago virgaurea are two distinct species with identical properties, they are both on the French Pharmacopoeia list A


    Parts used


    • Flowering tops


    Dosage forms available



    Usual dosages




    Main components of the plant


    Flower :

    Leaf :


    Main components of buds or young shoots


    Main components of essential oil





    Plant properties



    Bud properties


    Properties of essential oil




    Indications of the whole plant (phytotherapy)


    • Acute nephritis and edema of renal origin, albuminuria, oliguria
    • Prostatic hypertrophy (prostate cancer?)
    • Urolithiasis
    • Hair protector, promotes venous circulation
    • Diarrhea, enteritis
    • Liver detoxification
    • Overweight, obesity


    Indications of the bud (gemmotherapy)


    Specific indications of essential oil (aromatherapy)


    • Genito-urinary inflammatory pathologies
    • Arteritis


    Known or suspected mode of action


    • Leiocarposide is diuretic and anti-inflammatory, analgesic
    • Saponosides are detoxifying
    • Rutin decreases the fragility of blood vessels
    • The biotransformation, by the intestinal microbiota, of certain phytochemicals that cannot cross the intestinal epithelial barrier into smaller metabolites, improves the permeability, transport and bioavailability of these compounds, without modifying their properties [28].


    Usual formulations





    Possible side effects and precautions for use


    • Possible allergies
    • Avoid in pregnant or breastfeeding women


    Bibliographic references


    1. Go↑ Hiller, K., Bader, G., & Schulten, HR (1987). Virgaureasaponin 1, ein neues bisdesmosidisches Triterpensaponin aus Solidago virgaurea L. Pharmazie, 42(8), 541-543.
    2. Go↑ Bader, G., Wray, V., & Hiller, K. (1992). Virgaureasaponin 3, a 3, 28-bisdesmosidic triterpenoid saponin from Solidago virgaurea. Phytochemistry, 31(2), 621-623.
    3. Go↑ Kalemba D. Constituents of the essential oil of Solidago virgaurea L. Flavor and fragrance journal, 1998, vol. 13, no.6, pp. 373-376 [1]
    4. Go↑ Apáti P, Houghton PJ, Kéry A. HPLC investigation of antioxidant components in Solidago herba. Acta Pharm Hung. 2004;74(4):223-31. PMID 16316050
    5. Go↑ Hülya Demir, Leyla Açık, E. Burcu Bali, L. Yasemin Koç, Gönül Kaynak. Antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of Solidago virgaurea extracts. African Journal of Biotechnology Vol. 8 (2), p. 274-279. [full text: http://ajol.info/index.php/ajb/article/viewFile/59785/48062 ]
    6. Go↑ Kołodziej, B., Kowalski, R., & Kędzia, B. (2011). Antibacterial and antimutagenic activity of extracts aboveground parts of three Solidago species: Solidago virgaurea L., Solidago canadensis L. and Solidago gigantea Ait. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, 5(31), 6770-6779.
    7. Go↑ Starks, CM, Williams, RB, Goering, MG, O'Neil-Johnson, M., Norman, VL, Hu, JF, ... & Eldridge, GR (2010). Antibacterial clerodane diterpenes from Goldenrod (Solidago virgaurea). Phytochemistry, 71(1), 104-109.
    8. Go↑ Bader G, Binder K, Hiller K, Ziegler-Böhme H. The antifungal action of triterpene saponins of Solidago virgaurea L. Pharmazie. 1987 Feb; 42(2):140.
    9. Go↑ Chevalier, M., Medioni, E., & Prêcheur, I. (2012). Inhibition of Candida albicans yeast–hyphal transition and biofilm formation by Solidago virgaurea water extracts. Journal of medical microbiology, 61(7), 1016-1022.
    10. Go↑ Pepeljnjak, S., Kuštrak, D., & Vukušić, I. (1998). Investigation of the Antimycotic Activities of Solidago virgaurea and Solidago gigantea Extracts. In Program and Abstracts (p. K18).
    11. Go↑ Huber B. Therapie degenerative rheumatischer Erkrankungen. Bedarf an zusätzlicher analgetischer Medikation unter Phytodolor N [Therapy of degenerative rheumatic diseases. Need for additional analgesic medication with Phytodolor N]. Fortschr Med. 1991 Apr 10;109(11):248-50. German. PMID 1855751 .
    12. Go↑ Okpanyi SN, Schirpke-von Paczensky R, Dickson D. [Anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic effect of various plant extracts and their combinations in an animal model]. Arzneimittel-forschung. 1989 Jun;39(6):698-703. PMID 2476136 .
    13. Go↑ Amira Abdel Motaal, Shahira M. Ezzat, Mariane G. Tadros & Hesham I. El-Askary (2016) In vivo anti-inflammatory activity of caffeoylquinic acid derivatives from Solidago virgaurea in rats, Pharmaceutical Biology, 54:12, 2864-2870 , DOI: 10.1080/13880209.2016.1190381
    14. Go↑ Gundermann KJ, Müller J. Phytodolor--effects and efficacy of a herbal medicine. Vienna Med Wochenschr. 2007;157(13-14):343-7. PMID 17704984
    15. Go↑ el-Ghazaly M, Khayyal MT, Okpanyi SN, Arens-Corell M. Study of the anti-inflammatory activity of Populus tremula, Solidago virgaurea and Fraxinus excelsior. Arzneimittelforschung. 1992 Mar;42(3):333-6. PMID 1497695
    16. Go↑ Strehl E, Schneider W, Elstner EF. Inhibition of dihydrofolate reductase activity by alcoholic extracts from Fraxinus excelsior, Populus tremula and Solidago virgaurea. Arzneimittelforschung. 1995 Feb;45(2):172-3. PMID 7710442
    17. Go↑ von Kruedener S, Schneider W, Elstner EF. A combination of Populus tremula, Solidago virgaurea and Fraxinus excelsior as an anti-inflammatory and antirheumatic drug. A short review. Arzneimittelforschung. 1995 Feb;45(2):169-71. PMID 7710441
    18. Go↑ Chodera A, Dabrowska K, Sloderbach A, Skrzypczak L, Budzianowski J. Effect of flavonoid fractions of Solidago virgaurea L on diuresis and levels of electrolytes. Acta Pol Pharm. 1991;48(5-6):35-7. PMID 1669338
    19. Go↑ Chodera A, Dabrowska K, Bobkiewicz-Kozłowska T, Tkaczyk J, Skrzypczak L, Budzianowski J. [Effect of leiocarposide on experimental urinary calculi in rats] Acta Pol Pharm. 1988;45(2):181-6. PMID 3239428
    20. Go↑ Metzner J, Hirschelmann R, Hiller K. [Antiphlogistic and analgesic effects of leiocarposide, a phenolic bisglucoside of Solidago virgaurea L.]. Pharmacy. 1984 Dec;39(12):869-70. PMID 6531401
    21. Go↑ Sanad, FAA, Ahmed, SF, & El-Tantawy, WH (2020). Antidiabetic and hypolipidemic potentials of Solidago virgaurea extract in alloxan-induced diabetes type 1. Archives of physiology and biochemistry, 1-8.
    22. Go↑ Jang YS, Wang Z, Lee JM, Lee JY, Lim SS. Screening of Korean Natural Products for Anti-Adipogenesis Properties and Isolation of Kaempferol-3-O-rutinoside as a Potent Anti-Adipogenetic Compound from Solidago virgaurea. Molecules. 2016; 21(2):226. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules21020226
    23. Go↑ Zhiqiang Wang, Ju Hee Kim, Young Soo Jang, Chea Ha Kim, Jae-Yong Lee & Soon Sung Lim (2017) Anti-obesity effect of Solidago virgaurea var. gigantea extract through regulation of adipogenesis and lipogenesis pathways in high-fat diet-induced obese mice (C57BL/6N), Food & Nutrition Research, 61:1, DOI: 10.1080/16546628.2016.1273479
    24. Go↑ Young Soo Jang, Hyun-Yong Kim, Guanglei Zuo, Eun Hee Lee, Sung Kwon Kang, Soon Sung Lim. Constituents from Solidago virgaurea var. gigantea and their inhibitory effect on lipid accumulation. Fitoterapia, Volume 146, 2020, 104683, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fitote.2020.104683 .
    25. Go↑ Bader, G., Plohmann, B., Franz, G., & Hiller, K. (1996, September). Saponin from Solidago virgaurea L. Possible Agents for Therapy of Cancer. In 44th Annual Congress of the Society for Medicinal Plant Research and a Joint Meeting with the Czech Biotechnology Society. Abstracts of Lectures and Poster Presentations, Prague, September (pp. 3-7).
    26. Go↑ Gross SC, Goodarzi G, Watabe M, Bandyopadhyay S, Pai SK, Watabe K. Antineoplastic activity of Solidago virgaurea on prostatic tumor cells in an SCID mouse model. Nutri Cancer. 2002;43(1):76-81. PMID 12467138
    27. Go↑ Fursenco, C., Calalb, T., Uncu, L., Dinu, M., & Ancuceanu, R. (2020). Solidago virgaurea L.: A Review of Its Ethnomedicinal Uses, Phytochemistry, and Pharmacological Activities. Biomolecules, 10(12), 1619.
    28. Go↑ Popowski, D., Czerwińska, ME, Kruk, A., Pawłowska, KA, Zentek, J., Melzig, MF, ... & Granica, S. (2021). Gut microbiota metabolism and the permeability of natural products contained in infusions from herb of European goldenrod Solidago virgaurea L. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 273, 113924.
    • Ghedira, K., & Goetz, P. (2015). Solidago virgaurea L.: Goldenrod (Asteraceae). Phytotherapy, 13(1), 49-54.
    • ASSESSMENT REPORT ON SOLIDAGO VIRGAUREA L., HERBA. European Medicines Agency, Evaluation of Medicines for Human Use, London, 4 September 2008 Doc. Ref. EMEA/HMPC/285759/2007 full text


    Store in a cool, dry place, away from light. Keep tightly closed, away from the reach of Children and pets.

    Do not exceed the daily dose.


    This product is not intended to prevent or cure any form of illness or disease.

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