Calendula

Scientific Name

Calendula officinalis


Overview

Mostly known as marigold, calendula is added to salads, acts as an ingredient in skin creams and medicines.  It treats wounds, inflamed lymph nodes, varicose veins, skin disorders, ulcers, and menstrual symptoms.  It has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, and wound-healing properties externally used.  It can also treat muscles spasms and digestive problems.


Function


Forms Available


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Sources in the Diet


Challenges Presented


Watson Products


Sources

  1. [0] – The New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements, and Herbs