Marigold flower is used to prevent muscle spasms, start menstrual periods, and reduce fever. It is also used for treating sore throat and mouth, menstrual cramps, cancer and stomach and duodenal ulcers.
Drink tea made from this variety of marigold to soothe an inflamed stomach lining and treat ulcers. If fungal infections are an issue, that’s something calendula can help with too. And if that’s not enough, antibacterial and antiseptic properties make it a natural remedy for wounds and cuts while also helping aid healing.
Calendula was named by the ancient Romans, who observed that the plant was in bloom on the first day (Latin: kalends) of every month. They looked upon the plants nonstop-blooming as a symbol of joy, and cultivated it in their gardens to spread happiness.
Common names: Marigold, Pot marigold, Holligold/Holigold, Goldbloom/Gold-bloom, Golds, Mary Bud/Marybud, Ruddes, Mary Gowles, Garden/English/African/American/Aztec Marigold.
Boil the cup of water and add a tablespoon of dried flowers. Drink several cups per day based on your symptom severity.
Marigold is anti-inflammatory and can fight infections and inflammation. It can be consumed as a tea to bring down swelling, ease pain, and cut inflammation. It has also been used traditionally for treating inflammation of internal organs as well as pharyngeal and oral mucosa.If you have stomach or duodenal ulcers, Calendula may be a useful remedy to explore thanks to this anti-inflammatory action.
There are a number of flavonoids and other antioxidants in Calendula tea that can help prevent the damage of free radicals on our skin, which can contribute to wrinkles, age spots, and blemishes.
The antioxidants in this flower tea are also helped by natural antibacterial and antiviral compounds, which can relieve strain on your immune system and prevent infection.
This tea has known diuretic properties, meaning more urination and the more rapid removal of toxins accumulating in the body.
This floral tea has estrogenic effects, which can help to rebalance hormones during menstruation and also settle some common symptoms, such as cramps and mood swings.
It has ability to ease fever symptoms such as shivering, sensitivity to open air, feverish chill in extremities, among other things.
You can use this tea, once you let it cool, as a topical treatment for wounds, burns or inflamed areas of skin. The anti-inflammatory and analgesic qualities make it a great topical remedy.
Calendula is used to treat chronic inflammatory conditions of the eye. Its antibacterial and antifungal properties, combined with its immune-boosting effects, make it a good natural remedy for eye infections. Due to its antioxidant effect, it can also help protect against damage from exposure to ultraviolet radiation as well as oxidative damage. Conjunctivitis, a condition that causes the eyelid lining to become inflamed, can also be remedied with Calendula or Marigold.
Stomach cramps and menstrual pain can be quite painful to deal with. Having marigold tea made from the flower petals steeped in water can help. Research has demonstrated the antispasmodic effects of Calendula and its benefits for those suffering from abdominal cramps as well as problems like constipation.
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