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marigold

Herbal medicine
(1) Calendula, see there; Calendula officinalis.  
(2) Tagetes patula, a bushy annual native to Central America that is rich in esters, phenols and volatile oils; it is analgesic, antiseptic and a stimulant.

marigold,

n See calendula.
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French marigold and catnip volatile compounds were collected in oven bags (355 x 508 mm; Reynolds, USA) using a dynamic headspace sampling method (Raguso & Pellmyr 1998; Oruna-Concha et al.
Caption: Figure 3: Effects of French marigold extracts and purified fractions on the generation of superoxide (a) and peroxyl (b) radicals in Jurkat cells subjected to hydrogen peroxide-induced oxidative stress (EPR signal intensity, arbitrary units).
Similarly, among flowers evaluated, French marigold and wax begonia were accepted to a limited degree.
It has notes of apple, plum, French marigold, osmanthus, melon, raspberry, passion fruit, blackcurrant and zesty tangerine, while a floral note is struck with orange blossom, freesia, jasmine and rose.
There are some flowers whose colours have received a real boost - try out French marigold "Red Cherry" (Suttons), which has orange and mahogany semi-double flowers and grows up to 40cm tall.
The romance of rose, Florentine orris, French Marigold and orange blossom give it its femininity while patchouli, sandalwood, bourbon vanilla, cardamon and coriander give it sensua lity.
There are some flowers whose colours have received a real boost - try out French marigold 'Red Cherry' (Suttons), which has orange and mahogany semi-double flowers and grows up to 40cm tall.
There are some flowers whose colours have received a real boost ( try out French marigold "Red Cherry" (Suttons), which has orange and mahogany semi-double flowers and grows up to 40cm tall.
buddleia, lavender Hidcote, michaelmas daisy, marjoram, red valerian, French marigold, hebe, candytuft, knapweed and scabious.
French marigolds, bred from Tagetes patula, are the most popular.
Other nectar-rich flowers such as honesty, aubrieta, bergenias, inula, hebe, lavender, French marigolds, sedums or ice plants, thyme, hyssop and marjoram are also great magnets for butterflies, so use them to fill gaps in your flowerbeds.
FLOWER displays in beds and containers can also be prolonged by removing dying flower heads and leaves of geraniums, petunias, pansies, French marigolds, sweet peas and others.