It is cultivated and it is a common ornamental plant.
Use : flower.
Marigold flower contains 2-4% Saponins (kalendulozid), min. 0.4% flavonoids considered as hyperoside(regulation Eur.3 ), triterpene alcohols and other terpenoids, polyacetylene, polysaccharides, essential oil, bitter substances, carotenoids, kalendulin ( rubber).
Marigold flower ‘s complex contains a mixture of ingredients (pigments, Saponins, sterols, mucus) It is believed that the effect comes from the entire bio-complex. Neven acts bacteriostatic and antiviral, then relaxes spasm of smooth muscles of the abdominal cavity, affects the secretion of bile. It is used internally and externally. It soothes inflamed skin and mucous membranes, helps heal wounds and injuries.Reduces spasms in the digestive tract, facilitates bile secretion and reduces problems with ulcers. It is used as a tea drink, alcoholic extracts, ointments and balms .
- Date December 14, 2013
- Tags characteristics, composition