Marigold is also known as "Tagetes erecta" or Genda is an ornamental plant in India. This herb is a native of Mexico that spread from the African continent to all over the world. This is a beautiful, bright orange, an aromatic flower that grows during the winter season.
This herb is used for its various medicinal properties both externally and internally. It is a temperate climate flowering plant that grows up to 70 cm in height.
The flowers of Marigold contain lutein esters of dipalmitate, monomyristate and dimyristate. This whole plant contains essential oil limonene, ocimene, linalool, linalyl acetate, tagetone and n-nonyl aldehyde components. Its petal contains tagetin and hydroxyflavones.
The various part of this herb used for medicinal purposes are Flowers, Leaves, Roots, Petals and Seeds.
The leaves powder is used for the problem like scanty urination and burning sensation. 3 to 6 gm powder of leaves are mixed with equal quantity of misri. You can take this mixture twice daily for good results.
Marigold leaves are used in decoction form for removing stones. Take 20 gm of its leaves in 2 glass of water, boil it until remains ½ glass. Drink this twice daily you will see changes.
Yes, you can take Marigold seeds powder for your all respiratory problems. Take 3-4 gm of this powder by adding the equal amount of mishri twice daily.
For all these problems you should take 5-10 ml of fresh flower juice extract. Take this juice daily or you can orally chew its flower for stopping bleeding in any case.
Take 3 gm of Marigold seeds powder mix it with misri. Drink with a glass of milk. Once or twice daily.
You can make a decoction of marigold leaves by adding few leaves in two glass of water. Boil this until it remains one glass. Strain the mixture and use this for gargle twice daily.
Take fresh juice extract of leaves to put two drops in both ears.
Make a paste of Marigold plant apply it over affected area of the part.
The anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties of this herb treats acne. Make a paste of Marigold flower boil it in a cup of water until it remains half. Let it cool down and strain this mixture. Apply this over your acne at night time.
Make a paste from the flowers of the marigold plant. Apply it over the affected area of insect bite. Use this it will give calming effect on the skin.
The bleeding problems in ITP patients are very common so to avoid it use juice of this flower. Due to its cooling and calming effect on the body.
No, there are no side-effects of this herb if taken in recommended dosage.