Calendula
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Calendula / Marigold

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Calendula / Marigold (Calendula officinalis)

Calendula is originated from Central Europe and around the Mediterranean. It is a yellow flower, which is known since ancient times for its various properties. Its name comes from the Latin word “kalendae” which is interpreted as “the first day of the month”. Greeks and Persians have used the petals of calendula as a “garnish” in some of their dishes. The races of Central Europe used to add calendula flowers in soups to give them extra taste and flavor.

In modern herbal medicine calendula’s beverage is used for the treatment of ulcers and menstruation pains. Moreover, calendula is helpful for gastritis and gastrointestinal infections. The infusion of this herb can be applied externally, too. It acts against skin burns and insect bites, but it is also suitable for the treatment of wounds. In general, calendula is known for its moisturizing, cleansing, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, astringent and soothing action.

Calendula can be added in salads to give its special flavor. Furthermore, it can be used in rice, soups, cakes, cookies or even bread. There is a special soup from Corsica which “secret” ingredient is calendula.

Calendula / Marigold (Calendula officinalis)

Calendula is originated from Central Europe and around the Mediterranean. It is a yellow flower, which is known since ancient times for its various properties. Its name comes from the Latin word “kalendae” which is interpreted as “the first day of the month”. Greeks and Persians have used the petals of calendula as a “garnish” in some of their dishes. The races of Central Europe used to add calendula flowers in soups to give them extra taste and flavor.

In modern herbal medicine calendula’s beverage is used for the treatment of ulcers and menstruation pains. Moreover, calendula is helpful for gastritis and gastrointestinal infections. The infusion of this herb can be applied externally, too. It acts against skin burns and insect bites, but it is also suitable for the treatment of wounds. In general, calendula is known for its moisturizing, cleansing, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, astringent and soothing action.

Calendula can be added in salads to give its special flavor. Furthermore, it can be used in rice, soups, cakes, cookies or even bread. There is a special soup from Corsica which “secret” ingredient is calendula.