Synonym. Solidago virga-aurea. Natural order. Compositae. Common name. Golden rod. Habitat. Europe, Asia, and the United States. Preparation. Tincture from the fresh blossoms.
GENERAL ANALYSIS AND THERAPEUTICS.
Acts directly upon the kidneys congestion and inflammation; useful in dysuria and nephritic colic. Has proved palliative in several cases of Bright’s disease. Has been used locally and internally for exanthema, especially itch.
Respiratory Organs. Asthma with nightly dysuria.
Urinary Organs. Kidneys sensitive to pressure. Pain in region of kidneys with dysuria. Pain in region of kidneys extending forward to abdomen and bladder. (Berberis) Urine scanty and passed with difficulty. Urine clear and offensive (Benz. ac., Acid nitricum). Thick, dark sediment in urine. Albumen, blood and slime in urine.
Skin. Exanthema of lower limbs with urinary symptoms. Blotches, especially in lower extremities.