goldenrod

Definition / meaning of goldenrod

A group of North American weedy herbs belonging to the genus Solidago (family Asteraceae) with potential chemopreventive activities. Goldenrod may also possess anti-inflammatory, antiseptic properties, diuretic and antifungal properties, and may relieve chemotherapy-induced side-effects.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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