This herb has antispasmodic and antiseptic properties and also reduces sweating. Marigold heals wounds, eczema, skin inflammation and bruises. When taken orally, it has a positive impact on the activity of the liver and gallbladder. Marigold helps with the healing of peptic ulcers, burns, frostbite and vein inflammation. Blood purification is another example of its effects. Gargling a marigold decoction is a useful tool when battling mouth or tonsil inflammation, thrush or periodontitis, or after having teeth pulled. If you want to prepare a marigold cream, take a handful of marigold and mix in a 1/2 pint of melted butter or bamboo butter. Leave for one day, then melt, sieve and pour into a sealable bottle.
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