Latin name: Solidago canadensis L.
Botanical family: Asteraceae
Growth habit: Herb
Vernacular name(s): goldenrod (Eng.)
verge d'or du Canada (Fr.)
chachamos kakew (Cree)
Tea used for heart disease [Algonquin: 69]. and fever [Algonquin: 68].
Leaves and stems :Boiled and the decoction drunk to treat kidney and bladder problems, or constipation or cold [Dene 13].
Roots :Decoction taken to treat stomach cramps [Ojibwa 47].