Solidago is an omnipresent genus and goldenrod is its frequently recognized specie. It holds a rightful place among the members of the aster family (Asteraceae) and holds at least 120 species that are mostly native to the meadows, prairies, and savanna. The bright-golden yellow flower heads are host to many insects.
Goldenrod is an exceptionally adaptable group of plants that can acquire the height of 6 feet. They are labeled as humungous reproducers since they have the potential to produce 10,000 tiny seeds that are deftly spread by insects and wind. They serve as a portion of food to bees, butterflies and many other pollinating insects.
Typically, the flower-heads of goldenrod can be seen along the roadside and are mistaken for bringing the allergies. This bright colored bloom has rather heavy and sticky pollen grains that can be carried to an extent by the wind. Mostly, the plant is pollinated by the insects.
It is readily used as an anti-inflammatory agent, diuretic, astringent, and antispasmodic. It is also used to manage skin conditions like eczema, rheumatoid arthritis, and gout.
Goldenrod is brimmed with tannins, saponins, and flavonoids that are contemplated to be quite efficacious in managing various diseases and help you extricate from the nuisances.