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The marigold is known for its bright orange colored flowers as well as its numerous medicinal properties. Marigold is grown mainly in March and April and is known to grow rapidly. There are different varieties of the plant and they are divided into four basic species.
Propagation: Use seeds from old marigold plants. You can simply just take the dead flower heads off of the plant and throw them in another plant container.
Benefits of Marigold Plants
1). One of the health benefits of marigolds is that it is used in the treatment of minor burns when used in the form of ointments or a tincture.
2). On account of the anti-inflammatory properties of marigold it is also used in the treatment of allergic reactions, eczema and bruising.
3). Health benefits of marigold oil also include it being used in the treatment for plantar lesions that tend to occur on the feet.
4). It is very beneficial in getting rid of an oily complexion naturally. In this treatment, fresh flowers need to be soaked in warm water and then applied to the skin at least once a day and allowed to remain for 10 minutes before washing it off.
5). Antioxidants are known to be effective in combating the damage that may be caused by free radicals which are typically the by-products of environmental factors such as pollution or cigarette smoke or even normal body functions.
6). Health benefits and therapeutic uses of marigold flowers as well as the leaves of the marigold include it being beneficial in minimizing the number of tumors in the case of breast cancer as well as in the prevention of the development of new cancer cells. Besides breast cancer, Marigolds are also known to be effective against colon, leukemia and melanoma cancer cells.
7). One of the medicinal uses of marigolds is that it promotes the growth of both new blood vessels as well as new skin tissue and hence it is used in the healing of wounds such as burns, scrapes as well as irritated skin.
Planting & Care
Light: Partial to full sun.
Water: Let marigold plants dry out slightly between watering. Water these plants thoroughly every third day or so.
Soil: They grow in almost any soil, marigolds thrive in moderately fertile, well-drained soil.