Marigold | Incredible Edible Todmorden | Herbs


marigoldCalendula officinalis

Anti-viral as proven by research, marigold relieves lymphatic congestion, stimulates liver and gallbladder function, helps heal stomach ulcers and is an important gynaecological agent. Externally it relieves fungal skin complaints.

The marigold, that goes to bed wi’ th’ sun
And with him rises weeping.
(Shakespeare, Winter’s Tale)