Goldenrod contains saponins. These compounds form a soapy foam when shaken in water. On could say they combine air with water. It is this property of saponins, among other things, that gives goldenrod its healing quality. In the human body air and water mix in the lungs, blood, glands, skin and kidneys. Goldenrod has a harmonising action in all these areas.
The plant also has antifungal action and supports skin prone to excessive sweat production. For Dr.Hauschka Rosemary Foot Balm WALA prepares its own extract of goldenrod using a special rhythmic process.
Goldenrod is an ingredient of WALA Aesculus/Prunus comp., essence, which is beneficial in the treatment of bedsores, varicose veins and heavy legs; and is contained in WALA Juniperus/Berberis comp., capsules, which are used to stimulate renal activity where urinary elimination is poor, in cases of kidney stones and gout, for example.
* Prescribing information for the preparations mentioned (the indications are derived from the anthroposophical understanding of man and nature):
Aesculus/Prunus comp., Essence.
Indications according to the anthroposophical understanding of man and nature. These include: Invigoration and toning of the fluid organism in conditions where there is a weakness of the life organisation in the region of the peripheral circulation, e.g. pressure ulcers (decubital ulcers), superficial venous inflammation with development of thrombosis (peripheral thrombophlebitis), disorders associated with varicose veins (varicose symptom complex), accumulation of fluid in the tissues (oedema), feeling of heaviness in the legs.
Warnings and precautions for use: Contains 25% (v/v) alcohol
Juniperus/Berberis comp., Kapseln (capsules)
Indications according to the anthroposophical understanding of man and nature. These include: Stimulation of the sensitivity and warmth organism in the region of the kidneys in conditions marked by weakness of elimination, e.g. kidney stones, gout; wind (flatulence).
* For information on risks and side-effects please read the pack insert and ask your doctor or pharmacist.