Calendula or marigold flowers can be found in gardens all over Italy. They are picked in spring and autumn.
Calendula officinalis L.
How To Use
Carotenes, secretions, flavonoids, resins, essential oil.
Has a softening, soothing effect on the mucous membranes of mouth and throat. Also recommended for normalising irregular menstruation and for helping digestion.
Use: Traditionally, some say a garland of marigolds hung on the door wards off evil.