:: 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

:: Uses:

coloring agents and in medicinal use

:: Availability : Flowers and Petals