Botanical Extracts - Calendula Flower - 1 oz
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FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY
Calendula Flower Extract
Calendula flower, also known as pot marigold, has been used in traditional medicine for hundreds of years. Compounds, oils, creams and tinctures of Calendula are one of the most trusted and widely used herbal remedies in an alternative practitioner's toolbox. Calendula has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, as well as being a strong antiseptic and astringent. Calendula is used in cream to treat minor skin problems, such as rashes, diaper rash, minor burns, acne and eczema. It is considered a vulnerary agent, a substance that promotes healing. It has been used for a variety of other skin problems such as, skin ulcers and inflammation and for relieving conjunctivitis. It has been reported to be effective in fighting fever, boils, abscesses, and recurrent vomiting. In a salve or tincture it has and continues to be used in connection with bruises, sprains, pulled muscles, sores and more. Earaches respond well to Calendula herbal extracts, which both soothe the pain and combats infection. Calendula flower extract is wonderful when rubbed in a cream onto the face and skin, which may prevent wrinkles by stimulating the collagen production by the body.
Directions: Add 6 – 8 drops of the Botanical Extract Blend per 1 oz of cream, lotion, or oil. This blend can affect the scent of the product.