Flowers give fragrance and attract everybody. We give a bouquet of flower to a sick person to get well soon. Have you consider that flower has such properties that fight with cancer cells. Yes, you have heard about marigold. This small flower is cute but you can’t imagine it has magical powers. We are discussing it below.

Helps Prevent Cancer

Lutein is an ingredient that is discovered in marigold. According to the researchers, Lutein in the marigold act as antioxidant and it fights against tumors. Especially it is beneficial in breast cancer tumors. It does not only reduce the number of tumors but also reduces the risk of spreading it. Even small amount of Lutein is enough for treatment.

Inflammation of the Skin

The people who are suffering in breast cancer and they are receiving radiation therapy their skin is inflamed. This inflammation is due to the therapy. If the ointment of marigold with calendula is applied on the inflamed area it may be reduced.

High in Antioxidants

Marigold has yellow bright color and this color is due to the antioxidants present in it. Antioxidants provide protection against free radicals. These free radicals can damage the cells. It may enter your DNA and alter it. It may cause cancer.

Wound Healing

Oil of Marigold is applied to heal the stubborn wounds. Actually, it is anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory in nature. Its oil cure rashes, bedsore and ulcers. Marigold oil develops new blood vessels in the wounded area and promotes new skin.

Cure Eye Diseases

Lutein, lycopene, and zeaxanthin are such ingredients present in marigold and helpful to cure eye diseases. Marigold tea is used for sore thought. It is also used for washing eyes. For this purpose simple dip marigold flower in the water and leave it for two to three hours. Then wash sore eyes with this water.


It is not suitable for everyone especially for pregnant ladies and diabetic patients. So be careful and if it causes allergy and does not suit you then stops it use.


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