These bright and unforgettable inflorescences of yellow-orange and red are called marigolds. Marigolds are not only very beautiful. These flowers are the orderlies of our country beds. The sharp and pungent smell of marigolds drives away moths. Marigolds get gold, copper and other useful elements from the earth, and they are ready to share all this with people.
That is why infusions of these flowers are especially popular among healers. Such funds help with diseases of the pancreas — pancreatitis and diabetes. With the help of an infusion of marigold flowers, you can calm the nervous system and improve the condition of blood vessels.
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Marigold contains essential oils, cytomenes, apinene, myrcene, sabinene, citral and limonone, which contribute to the successful fight against colds, flu, viruses and bacteria.
In addition, with the help of marigolds, you can improve the condition of blood vessels, strengthen immunity, normalize digestion and get rid of constipation.
Especially useful are marigolds with red-brown inflorescences, they contain carotene (provitamin A), pigments, as well as carotenoids, in particular lutein. It is believed that marigolds draw valuable substances from the earth, consisting of macro- and microelements. These substances pass into the human body when using infusions of this plant.
Marigolds are also eaten. They make dishes very healthy and contribute to the normalization of digestion, and therefore are used as a seasoning in pickles and pickled vegetables.
The leaves and flowers of marigolds have a specific, moderately pungent aroma, which allows them to be used fresh and dried as a spicy addition to various dishes. If you put marigolds in the marinade, then the vegetables will become fragrant and elastic.
Marigolds are put both in compotes and jelly, which are very fragrant, healing and useful for increasing the body’s resistance.
In addition, this plant contributes to the body’s endurance and strengthens resistance to colds and SARS, as well as various microbes.
Marigolds are a real salvation for a person, strengthening his immunity. And then already no viruses and bacteria are terrible.
An aqueous infusion of flower baskets is used as a sedative, diuretic, diaphoretic and antihelminthic. To do this, pour 1 tablespoon of marigold flowers into 1.5 cups of boiling water, leave for 30 minutes, then strain the infusion. Infusion take 2 tablespoons 3–4 times a day. In addition, an infusion or tea from marigold flowers is recommended as a means of strengthening the walls of blood vessels in external and internal bleeding.
To obtain a general strengthening tea, pour 2 tablespoons of crushed and dried marigold flower baskets and 1 teaspoon of meadowsweet flowers (meadowsweet) with 2 cups of boiling water, leave in a sealed container for 20 minutes, then strain. Drink 1 glass of infusion 3 times a day before meals.
For the treatment and prevention of diseases of the pancreas, chop one marigold flower, brew in 1 cup of boiling water, leave for 10 minutes, strain and take 1/4 cup 4 times a day. This is a one-day dose for the treatment of pancreas, diabetes.
Source: Home Doctor magazine
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