Pot Marigold (calendula)
Pot Marigold (calendula)(ноготки) -Marigolds have been used traditionally as culinary herbs and medicinal plants. The petals are edible and can be used either fresh in salads, or dried to color cheese or as a replacement for saffron. A yellow dye could also be extracted from the flowers. In traditional medicine, Marigold is considered to be one of the most valuable, miraculous and universal medicinal plant. Its flowers have carotenoids (anti-inflammatory and anti-genotoxic, to alleviate pain, and for antiseptic action). Pot Marigold has been used traditionally for abdominal cramps and constipation. Marigold is widely used in various products or medications. It rarely causes allergic reactions, and almost has no side-effects.