Latin: Calendula officinalis

Arabic: Aladhiriun naba'at

TCM: Jin Zhan Ju


For “bruises, sprains, muscle sprains, ulcers …” (Robert Thomson, in “The Grosset Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine” (1980))

“Stimulating antiseptic to the skin and mucous membranes.” (Menzies-Trull in "The Herbalist's Prescriber")

“Anti-inflammatory, astringent, vulnerary, anti-fungal, cholagogue, emmenagogue. Marigold is one of the best herbs for treating local skin problems … ulcers …gall-bladder problems … indigestion … delayed menstruation and painful periods.” (David Hoffman in “The New Holistic Herbal”).