Marigold


Common Name Marigold
Latin Name Calendula Officinalis
Folk Name Holligold, Goldbloom, Mary Bud
Medical Uses Inflammation of the mouth and throat, Wounds and burns, Skin inflammations, Acne, Dermatitis

Marigold's main use is for wounds and ulcers.
Internally, Marigold is used for ulcers, liver problems, circulation problems and stomach and intestinal infections. It is also a good tonic for the gallbladder.
Externally, Marigold is used to speed the healing of wounds and for other skin problems (eczema, dermatitis, diaper rash, athlete's foot, varicose veins, cysts).
Internally and externally, Marigold infusions are used for oral problems (inflammations of the mouth and pharyngeal mucosa, gingivitis).