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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Calendula officinalis?
If you know websites containing any information about Calendula officinalis please link to them.
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Here is some basic information about Calendula officinalis and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Calendula officinalis.


Calendula officinalis basic info
Scientific Name: Calendula officinalis L..
Family: Compositae.
Genus: Calendula.
Common names in English: garden-marigold, marigold, pot-marigold, ruddles, Scotch-marigold, Scottish-marigold.
Description: The Calendula officinalis plant is probably native to southern Europe, though its long history of cultivation makes its precise origin unknown, and it may possibly be of garden origin. It is also widely naturalised further north in Europe (north to southern England) and elsewhere in warm temperate regions of the world. More names for the plant: pot marigold, ruddles, common marigold, garden marigold, English marigold, or Scottish marigold. - for more info about Calendula officinalis See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Calendula officinalis
*The information in this list is based on the ethnobotanical data in Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases.
Dr. Duke does not recommend using this information for self diagnosis or self medication. - See link


Calendula officinalis in other websites
Calendula officinalis common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Calendula officinalis - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Calendula officinalis - See link.


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