Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | September 12, 2014

Calendula

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The flowers of Calendula officienalis (pot marigold) have both a history of culinary and medicinal uses.  In A Niewe Herball, 1578, Dodoens-Lyte writes:  It hathe pleasant, bright and shining yellow flowers, the which do close at the setting downe of the sunne, and do spread andopen againe at the sunne rising.

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