:: Latin Name :
Calendula officinalis L.
:: Sensoric quality :
Somewhat bitter and salty.
:: Main constituents :
The commercial drug consists of the entire or partly broken up flower-heads (diameter 5-7 cm), especially of double varieties with numerous regulate florets and few tubular florets, and of individual florets free of the receptacle and involucral bracts
coloring agents and in medicinal use
:: Availability : Flowers and Petals