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Calendula - Calendula officinalis

Calendula - Calendula officinalis


System: Digestive, Skin.


Qualities: Calendula, also known as Pot Marigold, is an annual herb with bright orange or yellow flowers which are harvested and dried after full bloom in summer.  Powerful wounds healer both internally and externally. Used to soothe cuts, burns, bites, sprains, bruises, rashes and sunburns. Claendula contains salicylates which work to help soothe pain associated with the above skin conditions.


Anti-inflammatory: Controls inflammation, a reaction to injury or infection.

Antimicrobial: Kills microorganisms such as bacteria or mold, or stops them from growing and causing disease.

Antispasmodic: Calms nervous and muscular spasms or convulsions.

Cholagogue: Promotes the flow of bile from the gall bladder into the duodenum.

Hemostatic: Contracts tissue or blood vessels. Assists to stop bleeding.
Lymphatic: Blood purifying.

Vulnerary: Assists to heal wounds.


Common Use: Oil infusion, Tincture.


Safety: People who are allergic or sensitive to the Asteracear (Daisy) family may be sensitive to Calendula.


Storage: Store in a cool, dry, dark place in an airtight container.





Disclaimer: this information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the FDA or CFIA. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This product has been packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and other potential allergens.

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