Enfurter Orangefarbigen Seeds The bright orange, unusually aromatic flowers have an especially high resin content that makes them ideal for use in oils and tinctures.
Calendula is used medicinally in skin ointments and lotions.
'Erfurter Orangefarbige' is a preferred commercial strain used for medicinal flower production in Europe.
Edible flowers can also be used to add color and texture to salads and omelets.
Prefers mild weather.
Planting instructions included with purchase
Height 12 inches
25 seeds in package
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Calendula has a long history of use as a wound-healing and skin-soothing botanical. This lovely marigoldlike flower (although called pot marigold, it is not a true marigold) is considered a vulnerary agent, a substance that promotes healing.
Calendula also has anti-inflammatory and weak antimicrobial activity. It is most often used topically for lacerations, abrasions, and skin infections; less commonly, it is used internally to heal inflamed and infected mucous membranes.
Numerous topical preparations exist for external use.
Calendula salve, for example, is a useful and versatile product to keep in the first-aid kit or home medicine chest. In addition to treating minor cuts and abrasions, the salve is great for chapped lips and diaper rash.
You can use calendula teas as a mouthwash for gum and tooth infections, a gargle for sore throats and tonsillitis, and a sitz bath for genital inflammation or hemorrhoids. Or drink the tea to help treat bladder infections or stomach ulcers.
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