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Calendula, whole, Organic

$4.00 USD

Calendula, also known as Calendula officinalis or pot marigold, is an herb that has been used for centuries for its medicinal properties. It is native to the Mediterranean region but is cultivated worldwide. Calendula flowers contain various active compounds, including flavonoids, triterpenoids, and volatile oils, which contribute to its potential health benefits. Here are some of the recognized health benefits associated with calendula:

  1. Skin Health: Calendula is commonly used in skincare products due to its soothing and healing properties. It may help promote wound healing, reduce inflammation, and alleviate skin irritations such as rashes, eczema, and dermatitis. Calendula preparations, such as creams, ointments, or infused oils, can be applied topically to support skin health.

  2. Wound Healing: Calendula has been traditionally used to aid in the healing of wounds. It may help stimulate tissue regeneration and promote the formation of new blood vessels, which can accelerate the healing process. Calendula preparations can be applied topically to minor cuts, burns, and abrasions.

  3. Anti-Inflammatory Effects: Calendula possesses anti-inflammatory properties, which may help reduce inflammation in the body. It can be used topically to soothe inflamed skin conditions and also taken internally as a tea or in other forms to potentially alleviate internal inflammation.

  4. Oral Health: Calendula's antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties make it beneficial for oral health. It can be used as a mouthwash or added to toothpaste to help alleviate gum inflammation, mouth sores, and promote oral hygiene.

  5. Menstrual and Breast Health: Calendula has been used traditionally to support women's health. It may help relieve menstrual cramps and regulate menstrual cycles. Some women also use calendula topically to soothe breast discomfort associated with breastfeeding.

  6. Digestive Support: Calendula may help support digestive health. It has a mild bitter taste and is sometimes used to stimulate appetite and improve digestion. Calendula tea or tincture can be consumed to potentially alleviate digestive issues such as indigestion, bloating, or gastritis.

“These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.  This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.”