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Goldenrod Essential Oil

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Discover the unifying power of Edens Garden Goldenrod essential oil. With its grassy, bittersweet, and earthy aroma, this oil soothes both body and mind, creating a serene atmosphere perfect for meditation, yoga, or massage. Derived from the Latin word 'Solide', meaning 'to make whole', Goldenrod's essence does just that, bringing a sense of wholeness and tranquility to your wellness routine.

The health benefits of Goldenrod essential oil are steeped in history. Used traditionally by Native Americans to treat insect bites, this versatile oil has also been brewed into teas for various health conditions. Beyond its historical uses, Goldenrod essential oil is ideal for integrating into contemporary health practices.

Incorporating Goldenrod essential oil into your daily routine is as easy as it is rewarding. Diffuse a few drops during your yoga or meditation practice to enhance focus and tranquility. Blended with a carrier oil, it makes an excellent addition to a soothing massage routine.

Embark on a journey to completeness with Edens Garden Goldenrod essential oil. Let its unique aroma and diverse benefits bring a touch of wholeness to your everyday life. Your path to holistic well-being starts here.


Botanical Name: Solidago canadensis

Origin: Canada

Method: Steam Distilled

Plant Part: Herb

Note: Middle

Family: Asteraceae

Synonym: Canada goldenrod

Blends Well With: Vetiver, and other resins

Aroma: Grassy, slightly-sweet, herbaceous, and earthy

Consistency: Thin

Color: Clear - Pale Yellow

Safety & Shelf life

Safety: Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use internally unless instructed by a licensed aromatherapist or physician.

OK For Kids: 2+
Kids Max Dilution: 1%

Shelf Life: 2 Years

Pet Safety: Essential oils are generally safe to diffuse around adult cats and dogs intermittently. Ensure the room you’re diffusing in is well-ventilated and that your pet can leave if desired. Discontinue use if you notice any adverse reaction. Avoid topical use and diffusing around young pets, small animals or pets with health problems.
Frequently Asked Questions
How to use Goldenrod essential oil in the bedroom?
  • Try using Goldenrod in a home diffuser for a simple application. Place 6 drops in 100 ml of water and diffuse intermittently for an hour at a time. In a massage oil, create an intimate ambiance between you and your partner by blending 15 drops into a carrier oil of your choice. In a room spray, blend 15 drops in a 1 ounce spray bottle with a tablespoon of grain alcohol such as Everclear. Let this concoction sit for a few hours or overnight. The next day fill the bottle up to the neck with distilled water. Shake and use as needed.
Can you ingest Goldenrod essential oil?
  • Essential oils are powerful, concentrated substances so a little goes a long way. Two of the most effective ways to use them is by way of inhalation and topical use. Ingesting Goldenrod essential oil is rarely necessary or recommended, no matter the brand. Ingestion can lead to adverse reactions such as medication contraindications, mucous membrane irritation, sensitization and nausea if done incorrectly. Therefore, if you wish to take essential oils internally, we strongly recommend consulting with a knowledgeable professional with experience in internal use.
How to apply Goldenrod essential oil?
  • There are a few ways to use Goldenrod essential oil to enjoy its full benefits effectively, including 1.) Dilute it to 1% by combining 6 drops of Goldenrod and 1 oz of carrier oil or unscented lotion. Apply it to the skin topically. Alternatively, use this blend as a facial antiseptic to improve skin health by applying it to the face and neck as the last part in your skincare routine. 2.) Create an on-the-go roll-on by adding 6 drops Goldenrod in a 10 ml roll-on, then top off with carrier oil. Apply to pulse points such as the neck and wrists.
What does Goldenrod essential oil smell like?
  • The perfume of the Goldenrod plant, Solidago canadensis, carries a rich licorice-like anise aromatic. The plant is steam distilled to make a middle note that is slightly bitter-sweet with grassy notes and an earthy undertone. It has a thin consistency and a clear to pale yellow color. It’s noted for its ability to aid the body by soothing the mind and works well in blends with Vetiver for meditation and in other blends when a calm, focused mentality is needed.
What to mix Goldenrod essential oil with?
  • To calm a seasonal allergy, breathe easier and other respiratory concerns combine 6 drops total of Goldenrod essential oil in a diffuser. It can be combined with Tea Tree and Sweet Marjoram to enhance allergy relief effects. For aches and pains from arthritis and muscular aches, blend it with Juniper Berry and Black Pepper into 1 ounce of Trauma oil for a muscle and joint rub. Apply heat to enhance the pain relief properties of the oil blend.
Comments from GC/MS report:The analysis of this Goldenrod batch sample meets the expected chemical profile for authentic essential oil of Solidago canadensis. No contamination or adulteration was detected. The results provided in this GCMS quality analysis reflect the chemical composition of the oil and lot referenced above on the date of analysis.

How to Use

Apply Topically: Our Single Essential Oils and Synergy Blends are 100% pure and undiluted. To apply to the skin, dilute with a high-quality Carrier Oil. See our dilution chart here. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically.

Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in your favorite essential oils using an essential oil diffuser or personal pocket inhaler. For instructions on how to use your diffuser, please refer to the diffuser's product page.

DIYs: Explore simple and fun recipes on The Drop, our essential oil blog with expert tips, EO news, and informative reads.

SPORTS MASSAGE: Add to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 8 drops of Goldenrod, 2 drops of Lavender, 5 drops of Roman Chamomile and 5 drops of Rosemary, then fill with Jojoba oil and shake to mix well. Massage into sore muscles. (1.7% dilution)

BATH SALTS: Combine: 3 drops of Goldenrod, 3 drops of Copaiba, 1 drop of Cedarwood Atlas with 1 tablespoon of Jojoba oil and 1/2 cup of Epsom salts. Stir together and add to a full bath for a relaxing soak. Use a spoon to scoop out. Avoid getting product wet to prevent contamination.

INSECT POTPOURRI: Place 2 cups of dried flowers or potpourri in a decorative bowl. Sprinkle: 10-15 drops of Goldenrod over the dried flowers. Place in an area where you want to ward off pests.

BITE AID: In a 1 ounce squeeze bottle add: 5 drops of Goldenrod, 2 drops of Helichrysum, 3 drops of Lavender and 1 ounce of aloe vera gel. Apply 2-3 times a day or as needed to assist the body's natural process of relieving insect bites. (1.7% dilution)

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