Botanical Name: Calendula officinalis
The crop plant with yellow-orange flowers, grouped in terminal antodes on a bush.
- Flavonolic glycosides, terpenosides, lupeol, sterols, essential oils, carotenoid pigments, calendulin, gum-resins, mucilages, vitamin C, malic acid, and proteinaceous substances.
Internally, it is recommended to stimulate biliary secretion as emenagogue and gastric bandage. Externally, in the inflammation of the oral cavity and the pharyngeal mucosa. It is also recommended for dermal and mucosal inflammation, bruises, contusions, furunculosis, eczema and parasitism.