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April: a digestive Herb

Calendula officinalis – Marigold

The celebration of Easter can bring out gluttony in us all and that familiar feeling of bloating and discomfort that comes with it. Marigold is a bitter digestive that can increase digestion and absorption and is specifically used for inflammatory gut problems such as gastritis, peptic ulcers and diarrhoea.

Written by Lily Canetty-Clarke, MNIMH, she explores how a better understanding of seasonal herbs and their medicinal properties could help so many of us. You can also follow Lily on Instagram for more amazing herbal knowledge.