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Marigold, Calendula

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 medical doctor before use. Avoid during pregnancy and breastfeeding.


Marigold, Calendula - Herbal remedy for Chilblains:  Marigold is available in the form of extracts and infusion. Mix equal amounts of marigold infusion and sea salt. Soak toes or fingers affected by chilblains in the solution for a while and then wash it off.

Marigold, Calendula - Herbal remedy for Conjunctivitis: Infuse some marigold leaves in hot water. Let it cool down and use as an eyewash.
 

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies
   

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