Saturday, September 13, 2014

Pic Today 9/13/14




GOLDEN SIGN OF AUTUMN

A sure sign that autumn is upon us
are wild stands of roadside goldenrod.

Every part of goldenrod is edible and medicinal.
Native Americans have long used its tonic
and herb tea as an anti inflammatory and diuretic,
and to control arthritis, gout and diabetes.

Goldenrod salve relieves eczema and
heals minor skin wounds.

This beautiful herb also attracts
beneficial insects, especially autumn butterflies.

6 comments:

  1. A very interesting plant, too bad we don't have it here!
    Enjoy your weekend, Rick!

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  2. Natural Medicine: is the best!
    Here in Valencia we live an eternal summer ...

    :(


    A kiss Rick!

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  3. Buena información Rick, me gusta mucho la última con el granero!!

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  4. Aparte de tener propiedades curativas es hermosa
    Un abrazo

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  5. Never heard of goldenrod, must try- as a arthritis sufferer for many many years I try (almost) everything that will ease the pain. It has beautiful coloured flowers too. Will keep you updated. Hope I can find it here somewhere...

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