Solidago virgaurea Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
European goldenrod goldenrod

Solidago virgaurea is an herbaceous perennial plant of the family Asteraceae. It is grown as a garden flower with many different cultivars. It flowers profusely in late summer.

Solidago virgaurea

Medical use

Economic importance of Solidago virgaurea

Medicines folklore

Gallery

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Geografical distribution

  • AFRICA
    Native
    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Syria; Turkey
    • Caucasus: Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    • Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay, Eastern Siberia, Western Siberia
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Far East, Kurile Islands
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Indian Subcontinent: India ; Nepal; Pakistan
  • EUROPE
    Native
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy ; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Portugal; Spain

Biological activities

11B-HSD-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
5-HT-Inhibitor
Rutin found in Leaf
5-Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
ACE-Inhibitor
Astragalin found in Leaf
Isoquercitrin found in Flower
Quercitrin found in Leaf
ATPase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Alcohol-Dehydrogenase-Inhibitor
Inulin found in Root
Aldehyde-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Astragalin found in Leaf
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Isoquercitrin found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Allelochemic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Allergenic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Analgesic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
AntiCVI
Rutin found in Leaf
AntiEBV
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
AntiHIV
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
AntiLegionella
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
AntiPMS
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiadenoviral
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Antiaflatoxin
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiaggregant
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antiaging
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiallergic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antialzheimeran
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antianaphylactic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiangiogenic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiapoplectic
Rutin found in Leaf
Antiarrhythmic
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Antiarthritic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiasthmatic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiatherogenic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Rutin found in Leaf
Antiatherosclerotic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antibacterial
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Isoquercitrin found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Anticancer
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Isoquercitrin found in Flower
Rutin found in Leaf
Anticarcinogenic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Anticariogenic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Anticataract
Quercetin found in Leaf
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Anticlastogen
Rutin found in Leaf
Anticolitic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Anticomplementary
Quercetin found in Leaf
Anticonvulsant
Rutin found in Leaf
Anticystitic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antidementia
Rutin found in Leaf
Antidepressant
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antidermatitic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antidiabetic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Inulin found in Root
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antidiarrheic
Inulin found in Root
Antiedemic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antielastase
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Isoquercitrin found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiencephalitic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antierythemic
Rutin found in Leaf
Antiescherichic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiestrogenic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antifeedant
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Isoquercitrin found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antifibrosarcomic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiflu
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Antigastric
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antigenotoxic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Antiglaucomic
Rutin found in Leaf
Antigonadotropic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antihematuric
Rutin found in Leaf
Antihemolytic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Antihemorrhagic
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Antihemorrhoidal
Rutin found in Leaf
Antihepatoadenomic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Antihepatotoxic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antiherpetic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antihistaminic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antihydrophobic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antihypercholesterolemic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Antihypertensive
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antihyperthyroid
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Antiinflammatory
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Isoquercitrin found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antileishmanic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antileukemic
Astragalin found in Leaf
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antileukotriene
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antilipoperoxidant
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antimalarial
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antimelanogenic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Antimelanomic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antimetastatic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antimutagenic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antimyocarditic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antinephritic
Rutin found in Leaf
Antinitrosaminic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antinociceptive
Isoquercitrin found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antiophidic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Antioxidant
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Isoquercitrin found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antipancreatitic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiperiodontal
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiperistaltic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antipermeability
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiperoxidant
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antipharyngitic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiplaque
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiplasmodial
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiplatelet
Rutin found in Leaf
Antipodriac
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antipolio
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiproliferant
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antiprostanoid
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiprostatitic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiprotozoal
Rutin found in Leaf
Antipsoriac
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antipurpuric
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antiradicular
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Isoquercitrin found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antiseptic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Antispasmodic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antistaphylococcic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Antistomatitic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Antistreptococcic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antisunburn
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Rutin found in Leaf
Antithiamin
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antithrombic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antithrombogenic
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antithyroid
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Rutin found in Leaf
Antitrypanosomic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antitumor-Promoter
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Isoquercitrin found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antitumor
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Isoquercitrin found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Antiulcerogenic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Antivaccinia
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Antivaricose
Rutin found in Leaf
Antiviral
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Anxiolytic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Apoptotic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Autotoxic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Bacteristat
Quercetin found in Leaf
Bifidogenic
Inulin found in Root
Bradycardiac
Quercetin found in Leaf
CNS-Depressant
Quercitrin found in Leaf
CNS-Stimulant
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
COMT-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
COX-2-Inhibitor
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Calcium-Antagonist
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Calmodulin-Antagonist
Quercetin found in Leaf
Cancer-Preventive
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Isoquercitrin found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Candidicide
Quercetin found in Leaf
Capillarigenic
Isoquercitrin found in Flower
Capillariprotective
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Carcinogenic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Cardioprotective
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Cardiotonic
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Catabolic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Chemopreventive
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Rutin found in Leaf
Cholagogue
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Choleretic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Quinic-acid found in Flower
Clastogenic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Co-carcinogenic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Collagen-Sparing
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Copper-Chelator
Quercetin found in Leaf
Cyclooxygenase-Activator
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Cytochrome-P450-1A2-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Cytoprotective
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Rutin found in Leaf
Cytotoxic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
DNA-Active
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
DNA-Protective
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Deiodinase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Detoxicant
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Diaphoretic
Isoquercitrin found in Flower
Differentiator
Quercetin found in Leaf
Diuretic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Isoquercitrin found in Flower
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Dye
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Estrogenic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Expectorant
Astragalin found in Leaf
Inulin found in Root
Fungicide
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Gastrostimulant
Inulin found in Root
Glucosyl-Transferase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
HIV-RT-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Hemostat
Quercetin found in Leaf
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Hepatocarcinogenic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Hepatomagenic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Hepatoprotective
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Hepatotonic
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Hepatotropic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Histamine-Inhibitor
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Hypocholesterolemic
Inulin found in Root
Rutin found in Leaf
Hypoglycemic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Inulin found in Root
Quercetin found in Leaf
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Hypotensive
Astragalin found in Leaf
Isoquercitrin found in Flower
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Immunomodulator
Rutin found in Leaf
Immunostimulant
Astragalin found in Leaf
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Inulin found in Root
Inotropic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Insecticide
Rutin found in Leaf
Insectifuge
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Insectiphile
Isoquercitrin found in Flower
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Insulinogenic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Interferonogenic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Juvabional
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Larvistat
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Laxative
Inulin found in Root
Leukotriene-Inhibitor
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Lipolytic
Inulin found in Root
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Lyase-Inhibitor
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
MAO-A-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Quercitrin found in Leaf
MAO-Inhibitor
Quercitrin found in Leaf
MMP-9-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Mast-Cell-Stabilizer
Quercetin found in Leaf
Metal-Chelator
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Metalloproteinase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Mutagenic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Myoprotective
Rutin found in Leaf
Myorelaxant
Rutin found in Leaf
NADH-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
NEP-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
NO-Genic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
NO-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
NO-Synthase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Neuroprotective
Quercetin found in Leaf
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Oviposition-Stimulant
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Rutin found in Leaf
P450-Inducer
Quercetin found in Leaf
P450-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
PAF-Inhibitor
Rutin found in Leaf
PGE2-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
PTK-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Paralytic
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Pesticide
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Isoquercitrin found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Phospholipase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Plasmodicide
Quercetin found in Leaf
Prebiotic
Inulin found in Root
Probiotic
Inulin found in Root
Probiotigenic
Inulin found in Root
Proliferant
Quercetin found in Leaf
Prooxidant
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Prostaglandigenic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Prostaglandin-Synthesis-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Protein-Kinase-C-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Protisticide
Rutin found in Leaf
Quinone-Reductase-Inducer
Quercetin found in Leaf
Radioprotective
Rutin found in Leaf
Sedative
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Sunscreen
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Rutin found in Leaf
Sweetener
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
TNF-alpha-Inhibitor
Isoquercitrin found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Teratologic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Topoisomerase-I-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
Isoquercitrin found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Tumorigenic
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
Tyrosinase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Tyrosine-Kinase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
VEGF-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Vasodilator
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Vasopressor
Quercitrin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
Vulnerary
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Chlorogenic-acid found in Flower
Xanthine-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Caffeic-acid found in Flower
Quercetin found in Leaf
cAMP-Phosphodiesterase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Rutin found in Leaf
iNOS-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf

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Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]