The goldenrod plant is often blamed for allergic reactions like runny nose, itchy eyes, headache, and congestion, particularly in mid- to late-summer. However, goldenrod isn’t likely the plant causing your suffering, but rather the ragweed plant. Ragweed is green without the bright yellow flowers.
What’s so good about goldenrod tea?
Drinking this tea regularly is believed to remove free radicals and toxins
Relieves allergy symptoms of sneezing, rashes, or itching
Effectively soothes sore or itchy throats due to viruses
Potential expectorant that can expel mucus in the lungs and treat nasal congestion
Can reduce a fever due to symptoms of the flu
Has a diuretic property able to support kidney and bladder health
Contains an anti-bacterial property able to prevent infection in the mouth, treat inflamed gum, toothache, and oral bleeding
How to brew goldenrod tea:
add goldenrod flowers/leaves to a tea pot
boil distilled water and pour into the teapot
simmer the tea for as long as you want (the longer, the stronger)
can add dash of lemon and/or some honey (if desired)