We also sell calendula essential oil, which has floral properties and is used in aromatherapy. After all, according to folk beliefs, marigold under your pillow will protect against thieves and robbers! Today it is valued in aromatherapy and as a herbal food additive. A member of the marigold family (Calendula officinalis), marigolds are more commonly known as marigolds. Calendula, or more commonly known as marigold, has been used for centuries for its beneficial properties. The Greeks and Romans found the flower very attractive and used it as a decoration for their dishes. At PipingRock, we offer the beneficial properties of this flower in easy to swallow capsules. There are many marigold products on the market. Marigolds have a long history and have found many uses over time. Marigold preparations are usually taken once or twice a day with meals. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. There is no recommended daily dose for marigolds. Even the ancient Egyptians used this bold flower to rejuvenate the skin. Always consult a trusted physician before adding any supplement to your regimen. This plant is common in Western Europe, the Mediterranean and parts of South Asia. This small yellow flowering plant is not only beautiful to look at, but also has a number of health benefits for the body.