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There are a number of varieties of marigold. The edible marigold flower has a citrus scent and a spicy, herbal flavour. Marigolds range in colour from buttery yellow to a deep, rich orange.The French marigold has a yellow or red flower and is used in Africa and India to colour foods (butter, cheese, etc.). Marigold leaves are used as a seasoning in central Africa.
Category: Herb
In Season:
To Buy:
Marigolds can be found in specialty shops. Look for fresh blossoms with no signs of wilting or browning.
To Store:
Store them in a paper towel loosely folded and placed in a plastic bag in the refrigerator.
Tips & Tricks:
Cooking Tips:
Wash thoroughly in a basin of water and dry in a salad spinner. Add to salads or stir-fried greens.

Nutrition per 1 Cup:

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Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*

Bacterial Infections
Liver Sluggish
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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

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