Goldenrod Oil Recipe
Fresh picked goldenrod flowers
Extra virgin olive oil
Stuff as many fresh-picked goldenrod flowers as possible into a sterilized mason jar. Slowly pour enough extra virgin olive oil into the mason jar to thoroughly cover the flowers. Make sure you get all the air bubbles out by poking a skewer into the mixture several times. Seal tight.
Allow the mixture to sit for about six weeks so that all the healing properties from the flowers can be absorbed into the oil. After minimum six weeks, strain it through a cheesecloth.
Goldenrod oil is used topically for muscle cramps, including uterine cramps. It is also good for sore muscles including neck muscle soreness.
Goldenrod oil essential oil (not the above homemade version) is used as an antiseptic and an anti-inflammatory ointment. Good for the circulatory system, a massage with goldenrod essential oil works well for various aches and pains. The oil is also good for the skin, and is effective in healing various skin conditions.
Edible Wilds in Recipe: Goldenrod