Plant part: Herb
Blends well with: Resins like Elemi, Vetiver, Myrrh
Aroma: Earthy, Grassy, woody, herbaceous, sweet
Color: Clear-Pale Yellow
If you have any Goldenrod growing in your back yard dig it up quick! There’s a treasure under there! According to folklore, that is. Legend has it the appearance of Goldenrod was sure to indicate treasure. In some areas the sticks were also used as dowsing rods to find water. Not all of the great uses for Goldenrod essential oil are superstitious, however.
Goldenrod is an herbaceous perennial native to North and South America and part of Europe and Asia. While the latter type of Goldenrod has become very rare, the North American version now occupies most of Europe, where it grows wild. Its main use is in its anti-allergenic properties, and it has found great use increasing circulation and has even been approved in Germany to treat urinary tract infections (UTI) naturally.
Goldenrod plants grow to a height up to 7 feet and they create skinny leaves and yellow flowers. The herbs of the Goldenrod are steam distilled to capture the essential oil, which is clear to pale yellow in color and has a thin consistency.
Uses of Goldenrod Essential Oil
Respiratory System: Heals congestion, fights cold and influenza.
Reproductive System: Supports libido.
Nervous System: Eases tension and stress.
Circulatory System: Increases circulation, eases rheumatism and arthritis.
Skin: Heals wounds, stops bleeding.
Urinary tract: Heals urinary tract infection.
Therapeutic Properties: antiseptic, diuretic, antibacterial, stimulant, anti-inflammatory, anti-hypertensive, coagulant.
Recipes With Goldenrod Essential Oil
- 15 drops of Goldenrod oil
- 8 drops of Ginger oil
- 8 drops of Cypress oil
- 5 drops of Lemon oil
- 4 tablespoon of jojoba oil
- Shake to mix well, apply enough to cover the area, and massage where needed to stimulate circulation.
- 4 drops of Goldenrod oil
- 1 drops of Rosemary oil
- 1 drops of Lemon oil
- Add to aromatherapy diffuser and run 30-60 minutes.
Colds and Influenza:
- 2 drops Goldenrod oil
- 2 drops Tea Tree oil
- 2 drops Lemon oil
- Add to your aroma diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes.
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