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Composition of carotenoids in Calendula (Calendula officinalis L.) flowers.

  title={Composition of carotenoids in Calendula (Calendula officinalis L.) flowers.},
  author={R. Sausserde and K. Kampuss},
Calendula (Calendula officinalis L.) belongs to the Asteraceae family. It is a medicinal plant and its flowers are used as important ingredient of pharmaceutical and food production. Most calendula research has been focused on extraction and pharmaceutical properties of bioactive compounds from flowers. Fresh calendula flowers are suggested to use as edible flowers but dried flowers – as an herbal tea and as condiment of food. Calendula accumulates large amounts of carotenoids in its flowers… Expand

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