Calendula Flower - Dried Calendula Flowers
Use to Make Calendula Oil, Calendula Salve, Calendula Soap, Calendula Balm, Calendula Creams and Calendula Teas. The plant, also known as Marigold, is an all natural wellness herb, a natural dye and a popular ornamental garden plant.
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Native to Southern Egypt, Europe, the Mediterranean and the Canary Islands., this herb is now a favorite garden plant cultivated around the world.
Calendula is very easy to grow in any spring garden. Seeds can be sown directly in soil after the last frost, or, started indoors up to 6 weeks before the last frost. Calendula prefers full sun and fertile soil but is a forgiving plant and will tolerate various conditions. The flower heads of this annual herb produce many seeds that can be saved and used the following year.
The commercial use and home remedies for this plant are abundant. In fact, estimates show over 200 different commercial and medicinal formulations containing Calendula. Calendula may be beneficial for rashes, allergies, dermatitis, muscle cramps or sprains, conjunctivitis, colitis, fungal infections and may boost the immune system.
The main active ingredients found in Calendula consist of Calendic acid, Linoleic acid, Polysaccharides, Carotenoids, Flavonoids,Triterpenes saponins, Tocopherols, and Oleanolic acid glycosides.
Calendula can also be used as an all natural, safe bug repellent. Mix with other natural herbs such as Lemon Balm, Peppermint or Walnut Hulls for a very effective non toxic formula.
The information we share on this website is based on research from books, the internet, research papers, and personal experience with native plants. The information contained in this website should not be considered medical advice. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. For diagnosis or treatment consult your physician.
As with any food, allergic reactions can also occur with herbs. If you are pregnant or breast feeding do not use this herb. Speak with a medical professional if you have any concerns or adverse reactions.