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Benefits of Marigold: Facts about plants in my house.

Welcome to the 4th post of the series on benefits of plants in my house. And this post is all about Marigold. Everyone loves Marigold. Isn’t it? Besides, Being beautiful they have so many benefits too. So, without further ado let’s dive into the benefits of Marigold.

1. Heals skin wounds, burns and rashes.

Marigold has been proved effective to treat wounds, burns and rashes since ages.

When applied on the skin it reduces redness, sensitivity, dryness and swelling.

2. Helps in detoxification of body.

Marigold tea help in detoxification of the body. It also helps in liver detoxification.

3. Marigold’s leaves and flowers are edible.

Marigold leaves and flowers can be used in salads, cakes, pies, deep fried and in many different kind of teas.

Benefits of Marigold.

4. Immune boosting formula.

Marigold drops or extracts are sometimes used to manage symptoms of coughs, sore throat or fever.

5. Eases cramps and spasms.

It is beneficial for reducing muscle spams, stomach cramps, PMS/ menstrual cramps.

So, these were some benefits of our loveliest Marigold. Hope you got to learn something new. Thank you for reading.

You can read my previous post on this series here:

Benefits of Money plant

Also, if you know any more benefits of Marigold or any other amazing benefits about plants in yout garden do let me know in the comments below.

Bye bye till the next time we meet, till then stay safe, stay happy and ofcourse stay positive.


26th July 2020 at 11:42 pm

Very nice post.
Keep it up

27th July 2020 at 2:59 pm

I love marigolds but didn’t know they had so many great uses. Such an interesting post.

27th July 2020 at 3:46 pm

I love using Marigold (a.k.a. Calendula officinalis) in homemade skincare products, teas, and salads. Yes, it’s an edible flower! The leaves of Calendula are prickly and I prefer to just eat the yellow-orange flower petals of the plant. Pull the flower petals out of the flower head and sprinkle the flower petals over a salad or other foods. Calendula flowers can also be infused in an oil to use as a base for herbal oils, creams and lotions. Calendula is anti-fungal and very healing to the skin. It is also a beauty herb and very gentle. It can be used in lotions and soaps.

The photo you’ve shared features pot marigold, or Tagetes – a different species. However, the flower petals of the Tagetes marigold are edible, too. The pot marigold does not have the same skin soothing and medicinal properties as Calendula officinalis.

27th July 2020 at 3:51 pm

I never knew any of this about marigolds. Thank you for sharing.



27th July 2020 at 4:02 pm

Wow. Did not know that even the leaves are edible! I need to plant one in my house too.


27th July 2020 at 8:01 pm

Wow didn’t know this plant had so many benefits thanks for sharing I will share with someone who experience cramps

28th July 2020 at 8:16 am

I use a cream in which this is a main ingredient . Got to know so much about this plant through your post.
Thanks for sharing.

28th July 2020 at 6:49 pm

Good post! I learned a lot about marigold from reading this post. I like point no.1. It’s because I sometimes have skin rash.

28th July 2020 at 7:15 pm

I had no idea marigold was edible! I will definitely being trying marigold tea soon and would be interested in trying it in oil form too! Thanks for sharing 🙂

4th August 2020 at 1:17 am

Thanks for sharing, I love growing Marigolds even though the birds tried to dig them back up, I did not know they had other properties that helped out with our health 🙂

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