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calendula

Herbal medicine
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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Brightening the garden now through spring in the mild-winter West, calendulas range from subtle creams and soft yellows to the familiar bright oranges.
O projeto intitulado "Etnobiologia e investigacao da influencia dos insetos sobre a atividade anti-inflamatoria e analgesica de Calendula officinalis L.
Pelo estudo etnobiologico realizado com um produtor rural de plantas medicinais, com enfase a calendula, constatou-se que o contexto abordado apresenta a figura de um "ator social" que, sendo a base de uma cultura de subsistencia e preocupado com a qualidade de vida da familia, principalmente quanto a saude que se encontrava fragilizada em decorrencia do cultivo de fumo, optou por dar inicio a producao organica em sua propriedade, com enfase na producao de plantas medicinais.
Decorate the patio with tubs of herbs and edible flowers - calendula, lavender, nasturtiums and pansies.
A dwarf marigold, Calendula Lemon Zest (Suttons), was the trialists' favourite, with more than 70% liking it and 54% saying they would grow it again.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: 5 to 8 stems dahlias 5 to 8 stems calendula 8- to 12-inch vase with a narrow mouth 3 to 5 branches viburnum berries Pruners
Geranium Elderflower Nasturtiums Calendulas Courgette flowers Lavender You know it as a plant and a perfume...
All-year edible flower seed collection, including calendula, is available from pounds 4.95 (For details, visit www.sarahraven.com, 0845 092 0283).
Today, the flower petals can still be eaten, sprinkled onto salads, and calendula is also used in alternative medicines to reduce swelling and bruising.