Calendula
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Title: Calendula
Additional Names: Marigold; Mary-bud; gold-bloom; holligold
Literature References: Dried, ligulate florets of Calendula officinalis L., Compositae. Habit. Southern Europe and Levant; cultivated everywhere in gardens. Constit. Volatile oil; calendulin, carotenoid pigments, a saponin which on hydrolysis yields oleanolic acid, bitter principle (caledin). Refs: Zimmerman, Helv. Chim. Acta 29, 445 (1946); Gedeon, Pharmazie 6, 547 (1951); 9, 922 (1954), Kasprzyk, C.A. 47, 6918c (1953); Suchy, Herout, Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 26, 890 (1961).
Therap-Cat: Anti-inflammatory (topical).

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