Calendula Calendula Officinalis (Marigold)
Contains triterpene sapoinins based on oleanoic acid (calendulosides) and flavonids
Calendula is strong antiseptic
– against viruses, fungi and bacteria, anti-inflammatory, astringed, Spasmolytic and promotes wound healing.
Can be used as mouthwash and throat wash, can be used in stomach infections and ulcers and as an eye wash.
Calendula is excellent
for inflamed skin, eczema, itch; Calendula salve heals wounds, rashes (nappy rash) and inflammatory skin lesions with itching, burning, and swelling and treating irritated membrane conditions
It is applied in indicated wound dressings as it assists
in healing wounds.
Calendula cosmetic creams will soften and smooth the skin, heal pimples and reduce large pores.
Calendula helps heartburn (gastritis), Calendula lowers blood cholesterol and triglycerides, increases bile
flow, and cleanses the lymph system. It aids clearing infection of the gastrointestinal tract, skin and urinary tract.
Calendula can be added to cheese and butter for colour and can be added fresh to salads.
Calendula is used a beautiful living
decoration in our homes.