Friday, December 09, 2011

lady garden

calendula officinalis: marigold: considered an emmenagogue in older times. crushed blossoms used for improved health of breast tissue and of the womb. sometimes recommended for obstructions of the uterus*.

used in ceremonial ritual in places like india and mexico. useful as a sacrificial crop in the vegetable garden.

*hygieia: a woman's herbal by jeannine parvati.

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