Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis) is a plant that is native to Canada and the northern U.S. Goldenrod has been revered for its health benefits including both physical and emotional benefits. The Latin for “solidago” means ‘to strengthen or to make whole.’
Goldenrod was brewed as a tea by colonists and was nicknamed Liberty Tea when English tea was poured into the harbor during the Boston Tea Party. Traditionally goldenrod has been used as a tonic to support the genito-urinary system, circulatory system and healthy liver function. It has an ORAC of 619,026 (TE/L). TE/L is expressed as micromole Trolox equivalent per liter.
*Caution if taking blood pressure medication, as goldenrod can lower your blood pressure.
How does Goldenrod Support Your Sex Life?
Well, consider what healthy circulation can do in the bedroom. Healthy circulation means healthy blood flow. It supports a healthy libido (or sex drive). Emotionally, goldenrod can support relaxation, releasing emotional blocks, and allowing acceptance in light of whatever may be happening in your life.
Do some research on your own how to best utilize this wonderful oil. Research the key constituents including Alpha-Pinene, Germacrene, Limonene, and Sabinene.
How To Use Goldenrod
Goldenrod is a dietary supplement. You can take it as a part of your sexual health supporting regimen. It has an earthy smell and you can certain diffuse or inhale this essential oil as well.
Goldenrod can also be found as part of the Young Living blend called Common Sense.
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