The Herbal Apothecary: Calendula

CALENDULA Alternative names: Pot marigold, summer’s bride, Mary gold, holigod, Jack on horseback, measle flower, drunkards HOW TO IDENTIFY: This cheerful daisy-like flower comes in many shades, from pale creamy yellow to deep burnt orange. Calendula blooms from early spring well into autumn, producing many flower heads that can be dried for use in the […]