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Calendula, Marigold Flowers

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 Flowers – Herbal remedy for Chickenpox:  Fill a thin cloth bag with oats, calendula flowers and baking soda and put that into bath water. This bath relieves the itching.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies
   

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