Common name: Marigold, Pot Marigold, Marybud, Goldbloom
Part used: Flowers
Habitat: Native to Southern Europe but cultivated widely.
Constituents: Volatile Oil, Bitter, Triterpenes, Pentacylic alcohols, Flavonoids, Glycosides, Carotenoids, Essential Oil
Actions: Antiinflammatory, Vulnerary, Spasmolytic, Emmenagogue, Antihaemorrhagic, Antiseptic, Styptic, Mild Sedative, Mild Diaphoretic, Cholagogue, Antimicrobial, Antifungal, Antiviral
Traditional and current uses
• Dysmenorrhea and amenorrhoea
• Vaginal Thrush
• Liver cleanser
• Topically is used for a range of issues including sores, burns, acne, eczema and nappy rash.
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