This powdery yellow flower is tinctured along with the leaves, and it has a mildly mango-like smell. It is wonderful for seasonal allergies. It is used to support the kidneys and urinary tract. It can also help with digestive issues.
Folk healers have used solidago externally as a wound healer and it can be used in a way similar to arnica for muscle pain relief.
Energetically, this plant is the joy of the cusp of late summer, blooming with the approach of Leo season.