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Botanical Name : Calendula Officinalis

English Name : Marigold, Calendula

Sanskrit Name : Zergul

Hindi Name : Genda, Gulzafri

Latin Name : Calendula Officinalis


Parts Used : Flowers, Petals, Leaves and Roots.


Medicinal Uses :

  • Marigold is useful in stomach upsets, ulcers, menstrual problems, eye infections, inflammations and wound healing.
  • The plant is antiseptic. Its flower, when rubbed on the affected part, relieves pain and swelling caused by a wasp or bee.
  • The flowers are also used to make a lotion for sprains and wounds.
  • The water distilled from marigold flowers is good for sore eyes, while the infusion of fresh flower is beneficial in fever.
  • Marigold is used to treat alopecia, bladder and kidney problems, blood in the urine and uterine bleeding.
  • The plant is used for abdominal cramps and constipation.
  • Marigold is good for treating bedsores, chapped lips, leg ulcers, persistent ulcers, bruises and varicose veins.
  • Its used during aromatherapy, as a skin treatment.


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