Goldenrod is praised as one of the safest and most effective diuretic-antiseptic herbs. It contains the compound leiocarposide which is a potent diuretic that helps the body flush excess water. There is good clinical evidence of its diuretic activity and that it is beneficial in treating kidney inflammation. In addition, it may therefore be useful in treating bladder infections. It is also used to prevent the formation and facilitate the elimination of kidney stones and gallstones.
Comission E, the group of botanical medicine experts that advises the German government about herbs, approves using anti-inflammatory goldenrod for preventing and treating various urogential disorders including yeast infections. The compounds it contains are active against candida organisms. A solution can also be used as a douche or drops can be added to boiling water to make a tea.
100ml 1:3 Alcohol Volume 45%. Take 10 - 15 drops 2 x daily.