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Calendula, Marigold and Turmeric

Other Names: Calendula, Marigold, Pot Marigold, Holigold, Bride of the Sun, Gendha, Drunkard, Husbandman's Dial, Marybud, Margold, Mary Gowles, Golds, Ruddes, Christi, Marygold, Garden Marigold, Summer Bride, Sun Bride, Calendula Officinalis
Traditional Usages: Flavouring Food, Dyeing, Varicose Veins, Wasp and Bee Stings, Sore Eyes, Headaches, Remove Warts, Enlarged and Inflamed Lymphatic Glands, Gastric and Duodenal Ulcers, Jaundice, Gall Bladder, Absent or Painful Menstruation, Inflamation of the Rectum, Gum Disease, Nose Bleeds, Measles, Pneumonia, Vaginal Thrush, Wounds, Sores, Leg Ulcers, Abscesses, Sore Nipples, Fevers, Fungal Conditions, Athlete's Foot, Ringworm, Acne, Psoriasis, Thrush, Eyewash for Conjunctivitis, Aids Digestion, Burns, Bruises, Sunburn, Bunions, Dry Chapped Lips, Wind Burn
Resources: Central and Southern Europe, Britain, Asia, Mediterranean, India,
Parts Used: Petals, Flowers, Leaves, Roots, Seeds
Administration Method: Powdered Herb for Infusions and natural preparations for local application.
Herb Action: Anti-inflammatory, astringent, antiseptic, antibacterial, antiviral, anti-fungal, detoxifies, heals wounds, mildly estrogenic menstrual . regulator, prevent hemorrhaging, relieve muscle spasms, stimulates bile production. 
Herbal Research: Calendula
Health Warning: Calendula is considered safe but may cause allergic reactions and interfere with menstruation. Therefore talk with a doctor before use. Avoid during pregnancy and breastfeeding.


Calendula, Marigold, Turmeric - Herbal remedy for Fibromyalgia: Muscle spasms and inflammation can be stopped with calendula and turmeric. Calendula and turmeric are available as capsules. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Medline Plus, USA states that both herbs are considered safe for most adults. If taken orally in high doses they can relieve symptoms of fibromyalgia. Take two tablets of 250 milligrams of calendula twice daily and one tablet of 500 milligrams of turmeric twice daily.

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