Pot marigold, common marigold, scotch marigold
Europe, USA, west Asia
Calendula officinalis is a plant from the Asteraceae family. The annual flower grows up to 50cm high. It has a bright yellow to dark orange coloration.
Marigold has ever played an important role in medicine and alternative healing practices. Its flowers have an excellent wound healing and anti-inflammatory effect. It can also be used to brew a tea that relieves digestive problems and female menstrual conditions.
Calendula officinalis has a wonderful effect on the skin. It has soothing and anti-inflammatory properties and promotes healing. It is a popular ingredient in hand creams and helps cracked hands to become smooth and beautiful again.