Goldenrod is used for infections of the kidney, bladder, or urethra (urinary tract infections or UTIs), bladder stones, kidney stones, joint pain, hemorrhoids, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support any use.
The names "early goldenrod," "European goldenrod," and "Canadian goldenrod" are used interchangeably. Don't confuse this herb with mullein, which is sometimes called "goldenrod."
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Some experts warn that goldenrod may interfere with the body's response against COVID-19. There is no strong data to support this warning. But there is also no good data to support using goldenrod for COVID-19.
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