“Anti-Fungal of Marigold (Calendula Officinalis) Flower Extract

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“Anti-fungal of Marigold (Calendula officinalis) flower extract” I. INTRODUCTION

Background of the Study
From hundreds of centuries ago, in ancient times, and from times when the human being was active as today on the scene of life and fighting for life, along with his struggles to provide food and clothing, he was thinking about his health, finding ways to live healthy and relieving physical ailments and illness which was later called the medicine and of course the herbal medicine which is now applicable for us.
Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul. A popular garden plant, Marigold has been valued for many centuries for its' exceptional healing powers and
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Marigold has a long history of medicinal use, stretching that one of its effective uses is to treat skin allergies which is the focus of the study in ensuring the fast cure of the ointment on the skin of the affected organisms particularly dogs.
“Marigold” is a genus of about 12 to 20 species of annual or perennial herbaceous plants in the daisy family Asteraceae, native to the area from Micronesia East through the Mediterranean region to Iran. Calendula should not be confused with other plants that are also known as marigolds, such as corn marigold, desert marigold, or marsh marigold or plants of the genus Tagetes.(http://hmtjournals.com/vol2_2/13)
Allergic skin reactions are very common, and it can be difficult to figure out what causes them. There are hundreds of different kinds of rashes that can be caused by many things, such as plants like poison ivy, allergic reactions to a medication or a food, or a response to an illness. (Daniel More, MD)
Allergic eczema (atopic dermatitis) and hives (urticarial) are two of the most common skin rashes. Eczema affects 10 percent to 20 percent of children and 1 percent to 3 percent of adults. If you have eczema, your skin may become red, irritated and itchy. Sometimes there are small, fluid-filled bumps that ooze. Hives are red bumps or welts that appear on the body. About 20 percent of Americans have hives at some time in their lives. (Skin MD natural) A common cause of hives is

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