English Name: Common marigold
Scientific Name: Calendula officinalis
Country of Origin: Iran
Description: Pot marigold florets are edible. They are often used to add color to salads or added to dishes as a garnish and in lieu of saffron. Flowers were used in ancient Greek, Roman, Middle Eastern, and Indian cultures as a medicinal herb, as well as a dye for fabrics, foods, and cosmetics. Many of these uses persist today. They are also used to make oil that protects the skin.
Dried petals- Dried Flowers