October's Birth Flower:

The Marigold otherwise known as the Calendula Officinalis

Every Florist knows that every month has a birth flower(s) but did you know they have a language all their own. Not only do you flowers have differing meanings but are also used to heal our bodies?

Representative Meaning: The Calendula Officinalis can mean affection, loss, despair, fidelity, grace, grief, health, jealousy, joy, longevity, pain, sacred affection, or trouble.

Some uses for the Calendula Officinalis are to treat wounds, ulcers, scars, and skin damage. You can purchase Calendula oil and use as an antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial.

There are other species of the Marigold:

Above we see the Tagetes (African Marigold), Tagetes Erecta (Aztec Marigold), and the Tagetes Patula (French Marigold) to name a few.

To those of you who were born in October

3 views0 comments