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Plant Information

Common Name: GOLDEN ROD
Scientific Name: Solidago canadensis
Alternative Names: Canada Golden Rod

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Solidago canadensis
Solidago canadensis


  • Perennial
  • Canada Golden Rod is native to Canada.
  • It has tall, leafy stems - bearing clusters of tiny yellow flower heads on arching branches.

Parts Used

  • Fresh / dried aboveground parts, collected during flowering

Medicinal Uses. It is said that

  • Important anti-oxidant - diuretic and urinary antiseptic to treat kidney and bladder infections, urinary calculi and kidney gravel.
  • Is included in cough medicine and anti-rheumatic operations.
  • Externally as a mouth and throat rinse against mucosal inflammation.
  • Anti-catarrhal.
  • Chronic sinusitis
  • Reduce hot flushes during menopause, blood pressure.
  • Applied to skin: treat sores, boils and slow healing wounds.
  • Act against candida fungus which cause oral and vaginal thrush.
  • General tonic drink
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