Goldenrod (Solidago spp.)

Antineoplastic Activity of Solidago virgaurea on Prostatic Tumor Cells in an SCID Mouse Model

Solidago virgaurea (goldenrod) has traditionally been used as an anti-inflammatory herbal medicine for the treatment of various symptoms, including prostatic diseases. The plant has also been rep...

Ease Arthritis Naturally

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A 3-herb blend safely relieves pain

• WHAT IT IS Phytodolor is a blend of tree bark and plant extracts that alleviates arthritis pain. The tincture is made from two common trees, poplar (Populus tremula) and ash (Fraxinus excelsior), and the weed goldenrod (Solidago virgaurea).

• WHAT FOLK MEDICINE SAYS American herbalists have used all three botanicals since the 19th century: They applied ash leaves to relieve arthritis, and poplar and goldenrod extracts to ease joint pain.

Southern Herbalism: My Story

The article discusses the author's experience of being a herbalist in Appalachian. Since her childhood, she already recognized some herbs that is used as medicine and is an integral part of the n...

The Color of Goldenrod

The article relates the author's experience being a midwife for her pregnant niece. She describes a yellow discharge from her niece's vagina that concerned them both. Her niece underwent a caesar...

Glorious Goldenrod

Discusses the popularity of goldenrods for naturalizing gardens and landscapes. Origin of the genus; Historical background of goldenrods' external and internal medicinal uses by American natives ...

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