Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Calendula (Pot Marigold)
Botanical Name   Calendula officinalis
System Affected   skin, burns, cuts, bites/stings, ulcer
Properties   burns, cuts, bites, stings, bruises bunions antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory gingivitis ulcers External (rubbed on): skin, relief of pain & swelling from wasp/bee sting, sores
Description   flower
Notes   external: apply directly, 2-3 Xs/day for ~ 1 week
Toxicity   triggers ragweed allergies

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