Calendula flower is used to prevent muscle spasms, start menstrual periods, and reduce fever. It is also used for treating sore throat and mouth, menstrual cramps, cancer, and stomach and duodenal ulcers. Calendula is applied to the skin to reduce pain and swelling (inflammation) and to treat poorly healing wounds and leg ulcers. It is also applied to the skin (used topically) for nosebleeds, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, inflammation of the rectum (proctitis), and inflammation of the lining of the eyelid (conjunctivitis).
Chrysanthemum plants have been shown to reduce indoor air pollution and clean air. Pyrethrum is economically important as a natural source of insecticide. The flowers are pulverized, and the active components, called pyrethrins, which occur in the achenes, are extracted and sold in the form of an oleoresin. Chrysanthemum is used to treat chest pain (angina), high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, fever, cold, headache, dizziness, and swelling.
Dahlia is one of the most important garden plants. Multitude of colours great variation in sizes attractive shapes, many forms, profusion of flowering and easy cultivation have made them immensely popular. Extensively used for exghibition, garden display and hime decoration. Large flowering Dahlias in pots are popular for terrace garden or varandeh display. Dahlias can be used for dyeing. All dahlias (except the white flowers) produce warm yellows and oranges with an alum mordant and greens with iron mordants. A mordant is a substance that helps to fix the colours to textiles.
Gaillardias make sturdy and colorful additions to borders and beds. Low-growing selections can be used for groundcover and in containers. They are salt tolerant and an attractive low maintenance choice for seaside plantings. Great for sunny container plantings. Blanket flowers are hard perennial flowers which can be easily established from their seeds and are highly tolerant to drought. Use as container or above-ground planter; cut flowers; accent; mass planting; ground cover; attracts butterflies
Gladioli are among the most popular and beautiful flowers, which blossom during winter and spring season in India. Flowers appear in spikes and a single spike may have 14 to 22 flowers.
They are useful in the treatment of chest complaints, and a decoction is used to improve blood circulation, for the treatment of constipation, dysmenorrhoea, haemorrhage etc. The flowers are harvested when they are open and are dried for later use. The roots and the flowers are used in the treatment of inflammations of the kidneys/ womb, vaginal/ seminal discharge, and the roots on their own are used to treat loss of appetite.