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Sweet goldenrod (Solidago odora, Asteraceae): A medicine, tea, and state herb
Author(s): A. O. Tucker, M. J. Maciarello and K. Clancy
Journal: Economic Botany
Article Topic(s): Ethnobotany, Human Use, Medicinal chemistry
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Solidago odora (Anisescented goldenrod),
AbstractEvaluates the essential oil of flowering tops of Solidago odora, which has a long history of medicinal use by Native Americans. Chemical components of the essential oils are described.
Suggested CitationA. O. Tucker, M. J. Maciarello and K. Clancy. "Sweet goldenrod (Solidago odora, Asteraceae): A medicine, tea, and state herb." Economic Botany 53.3 (1999): 281-284.