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Marigold Calendula Orange (Petals)

Orange Marigold (calendula) petals are obtained from the same species as yellow calendula – C. officinalis, the species name given to plants designated as being “of the officina,” or the apothecary of medieval monasteries where monks prepared herbal formulas for the sick and injured. Whole orange calendula flowers are a colorful and flavorful addition to tea blends, soups, salads, quiche and many other foods and beverages. Orange calendula flowers ae also an excellent cosmetic ingredient with an abundance of skin-loving chemical compounds.
Also Known As pot marigold, english marigold, poet's marigold, husbandman's dial, marybud, merrybud, marygold, summer's bride, ruddles, common marigold, garden marigold, scottish marigold
SKU 5001

Certifications

Gluten Free No
Kosher No
Organic No

Ordering & Availability

Minimum Order Quantity 100 lbs

Properties

Application cosmetic - Infuse orange calendula petals in oil for massage oil, salves, creams and lotions. Add the petals directly to soaps for color contrast and texture. Include a hot water infusion of the petals when making natural shampoos and hair conditioners.decorative - Place orange calendula petals in on a decorative dish or mason jar tied with homespun, perhaps with rosehips, rose petals, lavender buds and cinnamon chips.culinary - Add orange calendula petals to tea blends, hot or cold. Sprinkle over omelets and quiche, soups, puddings and custards and green salads. Freeze in ice cube trays for cocktails, iced teas, lemonade and other beverages served cold. Cream the petals with butter and chopped fresh chives to make a compound butter for breads and rolls. Infuse the petals in honey for tea and toast.household - Combine the petals with other herbs and flowers (i.e., mugwort and lavender) in dream pillows, charm bags, and linen sachets.aromatic - Use the petals in potpourri blends.industrial - Calendula is used in the cosmetic, supplement and beverage industries (especially the tea market segment) and to produce dye for fabrics. Calendula is also used in the food industry to lend color to cheese, butter and other foods.safety - There are no known safety concerns associated with orange calendula petals beyond exercising caution if there is a known allergy to plants in the ragweed family.
Country of Origin Egypt

Storage & Packaging

Pack Sizes 1/4 pound, 1 pound
Storage Instructions Store in a sealed container away from light, heat and moisture.