Plant Part: Flowers
Infused In: Grape Seed Oil
Common Uses: Marigold has long been recognized for use in homoeopathic preparations in order to restore health. It is said to have antioxidant, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and regenerating properties, and has been proven to aid in wound healing. Combined with Grape Seed Oil, it becomes an excellent salve even for serious burns, bruises, cuts and diaper rash. Marigold Herbal Oil is used in preparations for creams, ointments, tinctures, cosmetics, shampoo and baby wipes. It has soothing and skin softening properties, and is considered a good choice when preparing a massage oil blend with other carrier and essential oils.
Tinctures: 1:10 dried flower prepared with 70% ethanol
Creams & Ointments: Max of 15% Marigold Oil
Compresses: Tincture diluted 3 – 10 times with water
Poultices: Tincture diluted 3 – 10 times with water
Caution: None known.