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Calendula (Calendula officinalis). Creams with calendula are great for skin.

Edible flower: Calendula Calendula seed is an after-ripener. That is, the seed germinates better after 6 months of storage than if planted immediately after maturity.

DID YOU KNOW? Marigolds contain the highly soothing ingredient Calendula. The flower produces this powerful extract that works extremely well in soothing irritated or compromised skin. And it is in...

DID YOU KNOW? Marigolds contain the highly soothing ingredient Calendula. The flower produces this powerful extract that works extremely well in soothing irritated or compromised skin. And it is in.

Calendula species have been used traditionally as culinary and medicinal herbs. The petals are edible and can be used fresh in salads or dried and used to color cheese or as a replacement for saffron. A yellow dye has been extracted from the flowers.[

Calendula species have been used traditionally as culinary and medicinal herbs. The petals are edible and can be used fresh in salads or dried and used to color cheese or as a replacement for saffron. A yellow dye has been extracted from the flowers.

See the "Calendula: Cuts and Scrapes" in our Uses for Herbs  gallery

Calendula: Cuts and Scrapes For an all-natural first-aid kit, keep a calendula-based salve or cream in your backpack to prevent infection of cuts and scrapes suffered out on the trails.

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Traditional Use  The flowers have been applied to cuts and wounds, burns and bruises, and used as a tea for gastric ulcers and other stomach ailments, for jaundice and other conditions.

Traditional Use The flowers have been applied to cuts and wounds, burns and bruises, and used as a tea for gastric ulcers and other stomach ailments, for jaundice and other conditions.

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huis-tuin-en-keuken: C: Maak het zelf: Calendulazalf

huis-tuin-en-keuken: C: Maak het zelf: Calendulazalf

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