Kindred Herbs 

Cameron Salomon

kindredherbs@gmail.com

(831) 204-0331

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Calendula (Calendula officinalis)

Family
Asteraceae
Common Names
Calendula, Pot Marigold, Orange Calendula
Harvest
The flowers, when boiled, yield a bright yellow-orange dye. The flowers are edible and can be infused into an oil for a salve or massage oil.
Growing Conditions
USDA Growing Zone(s): Calendula usually grows as an annual in zones 2-11.
 
Calendula can grow to 18 inches tall and produces orange flowers throughout the summer. It is an easy to grow garden herb that reseeds itself. It is drought-tolerant and prefers full sun to partial shade. Calendula is native to Southern Europe.
Medicinal Uses
Traditionally, calendula has been used medicinally as an antiseptic, to inhibit inflammation, and to promote healing.
​This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.