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---Medicinal Actions and Uses---As a blood
cleanser, it is a great helper in infectious hepatitis.
Calendula cleanses, stimulates circulation and improves the
healing of wounds.
It has been asserted that a Marigold flower, rubbed on the affected part, is an admirable remedy for the pain and swelling caused by the sting of a wasp or bee. A lotion made from the flowers is most useful for sprains and wounds, and a water distilled from them is good for inflamed and sore eyes.
Use the ointment and also the residue of ointment preparations for ulcers
on the breast, even if they are malignant. The Calendula ointment is also
excellent for Athlete's foot.
An infusion of the freshly-gathered flowers is employed in fevers, as it gently promotes perspiration and throws out any eruption - a decoction of the flowers is much in use in country districts to bring out smallpox and measles, in the same manner as Saffron. Marigold flowers are in demand for children's ailments.