Marigolds come in different colors, yellow and orange being the most common. Most of the marigolds have strong, pungent odor and have great value in cosmetic treatment and health benefits.
The marigold can be juiced from fresh flowers and leaves or made into a tea using the dried flowers. The easiest way to use marigold is in a tea. In this case, you would dry only the flowers and use the flowers to make the tea.
To make tea or infuse the flowers, make sure that you boil the water and then add 1 tablespoon of the flowers to the pot of tea and let it steep. Do not add the dried flowers to cold water and then let it boil. The tea purifies the blood, so drink this tea regularly. Remedies for the use of the marigold tea:
– Inflammation of the intestines
– Liver problems
– Expel worms
– Herpes and glandular swellings
Mixture of the tea and horsetail (use half and half)
– Cancer and tumor growths
– Cracked feet and ulcerated legs
– Non healing wounds