Origin: Plant native to Central and Eastern Europe.
Scientific name: Calendula officinialis.
Other Names: Marigold, Marigold, King’s Crown, Gauchas, Flamenquilla.
Active Principles: Antiseptic, with marked activity against staphylococci (essential oil). Parasiticide, active against Trichomonas (mono and sesquiterpene oxygenated). Antiedematous-anti-inflammatory. Cicatrizant, re-epithelializing (mucilage, flavonoids, triterpenes, carorenes). Estrogenic, emmenagogue (flavonoids, phytosterols, essential oil). Aperitif-eupeptic (calendene).
Part used: Flowers.