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An annual that contains carotenoids, essential oils, flavonoids, mucilage, saponins and sterols, which is said to have antimicrobial and antiseptic effects.
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The pot marigold, a flowering plant of the marigold family from whose flowers extracts are made for a topical anti-inflammatory, bactericide, and antiseptic.
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