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Marigold/Calendula Dried Flowers Petals - Herbal Tea - Calendula officinalis

Calendula officinalis is a annual plant. It is in flower from June to November, and the seeds ripen from August to November.
It is noted for attracting wildlife, and is pollinated by Bees.

Fresh petals are chopped and added to salads. The dried petals have a more concentrated flavour and are used as a seasoning in soups, cakes. High in vitamins A and C. An edible yellow dye is obtained from the petals, a saffron substitute, it is used to colour and flavour rice, and soups.
A tea is made from the petals and flowers, that made only from the petals is less bitter.

Marigold is one of the best known herbs in Western herbal medicine and is also a popular remedy. The whole plant, but especially the flowers and the leaves, is antiphlogistic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aperient, astringent, cholagogue, diaphoretic, emmenagogue, skin, stimulant and vulnerary.
A tea of the petals tones up the circulation and, taken regularly, can ease varicose veins.
The German Commission E Monographs, a therapeutic guide to herbal medicine, approve Calendula officinalis for inflammation of the mouth, throat and pharynx, wounds and burns.

Marigold/Calendula (Calendula officinalis).

Use one teaspoon per cup (250 ml).
Pour on boiling water and leave to stand for 8 minutes.
3 cups per day.


Store closed in a cool, dry place without direct exposure to sunlight.

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Please be aware that you are using all our herbal products on your own responsibility. If you are unsure about any species of herbs, you should first contact with your General Practicioner for more advice.