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Calendula, Resina Medicinal Heirloom Herb Seeds Pot Marigold Edible Flower

$4.61
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(Calendula officinalis) Bright yellow, medium-size flowers; variety includes a few orange flowers. Flowers are used as a food color, natural dye, and substitute for saffron. Medicinal: This strain has the highest amount of the resins prized by herbalists. 85 days.

Calendulas are easy to grow annual flowers. Its name refers to its tendency to bloom with the calendar, usually once a month or with every new moon. Lovely flowers up to 4 inches in colors of orange, apricot, yellow, peach, and cream. A historical heirloom garden plant is also known as "Pot Marigold". Calendula has historically been used as a food, adding flavor to cereals, rice, and soups. The petals can be added to salads for their brilliant color. Annual and self-seeding it will proliferate fast and easily. Harvest bright orange flowers throughout the year. The fresh, edible flower petals are added to salads soups, and sandwiches. Dried petals are used year-round to season soups and rice. As recently as 50 years ago, American physicians used calendula to treat amenorrhea, conjunctivitis, fevers, cuts, scrapes, bruises, and burns, as well as minor infections of the skin. Calendula is applied to the skin to reduce pain and swelling (inflammation) and to treat poorly healing wounds and leg ulcers.

0.8g / 100+ Seeds
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