Project Description

Calendula officinalis

Common Names: Marigold, Pot Marigold.

The most common species is Calendula officinalis which is not only pretty to look at, but it also has medicinal properties. It is often used in cooking as well. It was often used in Germany in soups and stews, hence the common name “Pot Marigold”. The flowers are used for different purposes: see below under Properties & Uses.