Organic Marigold Flowers Seeds
The pungent smell of this flower repels many problem insects. interplanted with vegetables it acts as a protective shield. It is an annual variety, that produces a giant flowered mixture of orange, yellow and gold colours. It is a very heat resistant variety, thriving in the full sun of the spring and summer months.
Seeds per pack – approx 20 Seeds
Suitable for pots and border planting. Its petals are edible and can be used in both fresh and dry forms to flavor cakes, puddings and salads.
How to Grow African Marigolds
African marigold plants propagate easily from seed started indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost date or sown directly in the garden after all danger of frost has passed. Seeds usually germinate in 4-14 days.
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Cosmetic uses for Marigold: Make a glycerite for healing creams , add to M & P soap, toner sprays, ointments
- One of the health benefits of marigolds is that it is used in the treatment of minor burns when used in the form of ointments or a tincture.
- Anti-inflammatory properties of marigold: treatment of allergic reactions, eczema and bruising.
Uses of Marigold Flowers
Medicinal Uses of Marigold
Heals Skin Wounds, Burns & Rashes
Marigold since ages have been used to treat irritated skin problems like burns, wounds and rashes. When applied on the skin, it reduces inflammation, redness, sensitivity, dryness & swelling.
Marigold flowers offers benefits for the proper regulation of the processes that occur in the female reproductive system. These flowers help in relieving menstrual pain and cramps.
Naturally Repels Insects
Due to its strong smell, antioxidant content and volatile oils, these flowers can be used to naturally fend off mosquitoes, pests & other insects. For this reason, marigolds are planted at home gardens and also used in extract form in candles.
Treatment of eye diseases
Marigold plays a vital role in the treatment of many eye diseases. It helps to reduce the inflammation of the eye, treatment of conjunctivitis and a number of other chronic ocular inflammatory conditions. It speeds up the treatment of the infections in the eyes.
- Marigold is used topically in an ointment or salve to treat burns, bruises and cuts and fight infections that may occur with these conditions.
- Marigold tea is thought to aid in stomach upset and ulcers and help relieve menstrual cramps.
Not for use during pregnancy or lactation. If you have a medical condition or take pharmaceutical drugs please consult your doctor prior to use. Use with caution, especially in those with an allergy or sensitivity to the Asteraceae plant family.
This content does not provide dosage information, format recommendations, toxicity levels, or possible interactions with prescription drugs. Accordingly, this information should be used only under the direct supervision of a qualified health practitioner such as a naturopathic physician.