Friday, September 24, 2010

All things bright and beautiful

The stunning vibrance of Calendula officinalis - English marigold. It flowers in winter and spring and is a cheerful wonderful healing plant. I normally plant it with Namaqualand daisies and when they appear I know spring is following right behind.
I make tinctures from the petals and mix it with Vitamin E oil and aqueous cream for a healing cream that I use on sores or dry skin. I use to use it as a nappy rash cream for Kayla.
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  1. I love your blog page and your name! I shall be watching out for your gardening tips and applying and adapting them for my garden in the UK! I think this gardening journey that you are on is perfect for you and such a healing route to be on. Love you loads

  2. Thank you - yay so glad you are following! xxx