Marigold Herbal properties

Marigold’s scientific name is Tagetes erecta Linn.  commonly it is called as Ahito and Amarillo in the Philippines.  It is a good source of lutein, Roots can be use as laxative. The decoction of the plant is good for rheumatic pain, bronchitis a nd colds. Leaves can be used as an application for boils and carbuncle. Flowers are good for ulcers. Infusion of flowers and leaves have antihelmentic  properties.

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