Leaves are good source of aromatic essential oil which contains 75 per cent citral. It has has antibacterial properties. It is used for headaches, tooth-aches and as a diuretic agent for fever. It is used in scenting of soaps, detergents, insect repellent preparations.
Marigold plant available in basic plastic black pot.
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Most of the marigolds have strong, pungent odor and have great value in cosmetic treatment. Marigold is an extremely effective herb for the treatment of skin problems and can be used wherever there is inflammation of the skin, whether due to infection or physical damage; for example, crural ulceration, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, anal fissures, mastitis, sebaceous cysts, impetigo or other inflamed cutaneous lesions.
Helichrysum is a stout annual flower plant, with branched stem, leaves are alternate, oblong-lanceolate, with entire margins, and narrowed at the base. It repels moth when dry. Flowers used for perfume and cosmetics. Helichrysum considered as an anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antispasmodic, antitussive, astringent, diuretic and fungicidal properties. Flowers blooms in various colours such as yellow, orange, red, rose, white, and pink. Helichrysum is suitable for grown in flower beds, vases and making bouquets.
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.
Citronella oil is used in soap, perfumery and cosmetics. It is useful in treating fevers, rheumatism, minor infections and menstrual problems. Oil is used for making insect repellents.