Organic Calendula Petals

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CALENDULA PETALS ORGANIC Calendula officinalis

Calendula, also known as Pot Marigold, is not only a beautiful edible herb but it's a gentle medicinal herb with several known healing properties.

  • ANTI-INFLAMMATORY - Possesses anti-inflammatory properties due to it's powerful flavonoids which help protect cells against damage from free radicals.
  • RELAX MUSCLE SPASMS & CRAMPS - The flavonoids can help to calm and relax muscle spasms including abdominal and menstrual cramps. It can also aid constipation.
  • HEALS WOUNDS & INFECTION - By helping to increase blood flow and oxygen to wounds and infections it is used to heal wounds when used topically, ulcers when consumed as a tea, and also hemorrhoids.
  • ANTIVIRAL - Both the acids and oils in this herb can help fight pathogens which is why it's often used in topical antiseptic products.
  • BENEFITS THE SKIN - It's also popular in skincare products for it's ability to help improve hydration and firmness of the skin.
  • MENSTRUATION & MENOPAUSE - As well as assisting with the painful cramps of menstruation, calendula tea may also help to bring on the menstrual cycle. It may even assist alleviation of hot flushes in menopausal women.
  • ORAL HEALTH - Used in toothpaste and mouthwash due to it's potent antibacterial and antimicrobial properties. Because it's an astringent it can help to promote a healthier oral environment, fight mouth bacteria and assist with gingivitis and gum infammation.

 

Calendula is not advised for use if allergic to plants in the Asteraceae / Compositae family. Those considering becoming pregnant, pregnant women and breast feeding women should also not consume this herb. Calendula may interact with medications for those on sedatives, blood pressure and diabetes. It is your duty of care to seek the advice of your medical practitioner.

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