Calendula, English Garden Marigold, Pot Marigold
Latin name: Calendula officinalis (Linn.) (Asteraceae) (Combretaceae), Terminalia belerica
Sanskrit/Indian name: Zergul
Calendula tinctures, ointments, and washes are often applied to the skin to help burns, bruises, and cuts heal faster, and to fight the minor infections they cause.
Ear drops containing calendula are sometimes used to treat ear infections in children.
Fresh or dried calendula petals are available in tinctures, liquid extracts, infusions, ointments, and creams.