Published October 15, 1987; Revised March 13, 1990.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Solidaginis virgaureae herba, European goldenrod herb.
Solidaginis herba, goldenrod herb.
European goldenrod herb consists of the above-ground parts of Solidago virgaurea L. [Fam. Asteraceae] gathered during the flowering season and dried carefully, as well as their preparations in effective dosage.
Goldenrod herb consists of the above-ground parts of S. serotina Aiton (synonym S. gigantea Willdenow), S. canadensis L. and hybrids thereof gathered during the flowering season and carefully dried, as well as their preparations in effective dosage.
The herb contains flavonoids, saponins, and phenol glycosides.
As irrigation therapy for inflammatory diseases of the lower urinary tract, urinary calculi and kidney gravel, as prophylaxis for urinary calculi and kidney gravel.
Note: No irrigation therapy in case of edema due to impaired heart and kidney function.
6 - 12 g herb; equivalent preparations. Mode of Administration Comminuted drug for teas and other galenical preparations for internal use.
Note: Observe copious intake of fluids.