Marigold (Calendula officinalis)
Production area Crete, Lasithi, Siteia
The flowering period lasts from May to October, a flower basket usually blooms for four to five days.
The medicinal ingredient of the marigold is in its flower.
Marigold flowers are the tongue flowers harvested in full bloom and dried, possibly also calyx flowers of the marigold.
They have been shown to develop their anti-inflammatory and wound-healing effects both internally and externally.
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Crete, Lasithi, Siteia