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Calendula Officinalis (Compositae) MARIGOLD, POT MARIGOLD ‘Marigolds’ colourful flowers were thought to lift the spirits and encourage cheerfulness. TRADITIONAL & CURRENT USES Marigold is antiseptic. Some constituents are antifungal (particularly the resins), antibacterial and antiviral. The herb also astringes the capillaries, an action that explains its effectiveness for cuts, wounds, varicose veins and various inflammatory conditions. Known Properties Marigold is a highly regarded and versatile herb in Western herbal medicine. Its vibrant orange petals are renowned for their exceptional ability to soothe inflamed and irritated skin. With potent antiseptic and healing properties, marigold helps prevent infections and accelerates the skin’s…

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