Goldenrod Essential Oil
Goldenrod is a flowering herb with bright yellow tops and is often found in North America, but some species are found in Europe as well. It grows well in open areas such as meadows, prairies, savannas, and mountains.
- Botanical Family: Asteraceae
- Part of Plant Used: Flowers
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: None
- Chemistry: Goldenrod is comprised of monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes (germacrene D, α-pinene, d-limonene, α-thuyene).
- Circulatory: promotes healthy circulation and is used for hypertension, tachycardia, and arrythmias
- Lymphatic: helps to alleviate liver congestion
- Musculoskeletal: can be used for inflammations
- Nervous System: sedative properties
- Reproductive: popular use in natural aphrodisiacs
- Respiratory: helps with seasonal allergies and respiratory infections
- Skin: wound healing and relief for inflamed skin conditions
- Spiritual: supports the Heart Chakra associated with love, relationships, transformation, and integration
- Scent Profile: Mid note with mild floral overtones
- Longevity: The aroma of Goldenrod can last up to 100-200 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Floral
- Blends well with: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Elemi, Frankincensse, Galbanum, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavandin, Lavender, Liquidambar, Myrrh, Opopanax, Orange, Rose, Rosemary ct verbenone, Vetiver, and Ylang Ylang
- No known issues
Products using Goldenrod Essential Oil
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.