Tagetes minuta Linn

Family Name:

Asteraceae

Local Name/

Sadbarga/Marigold

English Name:

Flowering Period:

May-December

Status:

Common

Part Used:

Leaves

Habit/Habitat:

A wild herb, grows on waste places alongside roads and

cultivated fields in clay.

Distribution:

Pakistan: Hazara, Murree Hill, Margalla Hills, Rawalpindi

district, Salt Range, and Kashmir. World: Found in

tropical and temperate regions of the world.

Fig. 3.87 Tagetes minuta Linn

Family Name:

Asteraceae

Description:

Medicinal Uses: Collection:

Recipes:

Diseases Cured: Phytochemicals:

A small annual herb up to 1 m tall. Stem erect, branched, and herbaceous, with red skin. Leaves compound; arise from main stem or branches; leaflets, opposite, sessile, with toothed margin, 8-12 in number. Flowers small, yellow, numerous, in clusters. Fruit small, in groups (Fig. 3.87).

150 g of fresh leaves is collected by men, women, and children 12-40 years old, in winter (August-December).

150 g of fresh leaves are ground daily for 2-3 min. This paste (malum) (40-50 g) (at one time) is applied to wounds 2-3 times per day for 3-4 days.

To kill germs and for wound healing.

Volatile oil consists of d-limonene, ocimene, ocimenone, tagetone, dihydrotagetone, and 2, 6-dimethyl-7-octen-4-one [36].

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