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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.
Calendula, Marigold – Herbal remedy for Body Rash: Calendula or marigold has the ability to increase blood flow to the injured or irritated area so it can speed up the healing process while relieving the pain. This herb is found in tincture, liquid, ointment and cream forms. Just apply a little cream on affected areas.
Health Warning: Calendula is considered safe but may cause allergic reactions and interfere with menstruation. Therefore talk with a doctor before use.
Calendula, Marigold - Herbal remedy for Boils: Calendula is used as a remedy for the treatment of boils. It can be crushed into a paste and applied on the boil. The flowers can also be infused in warm water. Then a cloth can be soaked in it and placed on the boil.
Calendula, Marigold - Herbal remedy for Childbirth: Mix 15 drops of calendula tincture in 250 millilitres of water and take after giving birth. It is an antiseptic and heals skin.
Calendula, Marigold – Herbal remedy for Burns: Calendula or marigold has antiviral, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Traditionally calendula has been used for healing burns, bruises, wounds, rashes and cuts. This herb is found in tincture, liquid, ointment and cream forms. Just apply a little cream on affected areas. They can be obtained from pharmacies or online. Calendula (pot marigold) cream is known for its skin healing properties.
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