Calendula, also known as medicinal Marigold, is an annual herbaceous plant from the Aster family. In the wild, calendula grows in the Mediterranean and Central Europe, but marigolds are cultivated throughout the world. Learn calendula is easy: bright orange flowers that resemble the sun going beyond the horizon line, will be a great guide for the novice lover of plants. Marigold store a huge amount of drugs: carotenoids, flavonoids, essential oil, polysaccharides, polyphenols, mucus, organic acids, as well as bitterness.
This is Interesting:
Marigold is an amazing plant, the benefits of which have always been known to man, no wonder since ancient times it was considered a panacea for all diseases, and about its wound-healing properties and did legends. In addition, calendula is quite a beautiful plant – for example, Margarita of Navarre considered it her favorite flower, as evidenced not only by the Chronicles of those years, but also the statue in the Luxembourg garden (the statue of the Queen with the flower of calendula in her hands).
How is it Used in Medicine:
In medicine, typically, Marigold flowers are used, which are used for inflammation of the upper respiratory tract, angina, peptic ulcer, used as a choleretic agent, as well as cuts, ulcers, burns.