What it is?:
Calendula is one of the most popular herbs used in skin diseases and inflammations. The herbal raw material is dried calendula baskets or dried lingual flowers.
The flowers are harvested as they bloom and dried in natural conditions in a ventilated and shaded room or in a drying room at a temperature of 35–45 degrees Celsius.
Calendula has excellent opinions, both in the pharmacological and herbal industries, which is why it is used in the mass production of various types of medicinal products.
What are the benefits of Calendula?:
Its use facilitates the healing of wounds and inflammation, it also has anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties. Consuming marigolds has a positive effect on the digestive system, because the organism draws flavonoids from the flowers that act as antioxidants, protecting against free radicals and toxic substances. Other active ingredients in marigolds are triterpene saponins, carotenoids, polysaccharides, phenolic acids, coumarins, phytosterols and mucilage’s.
Calendula has anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties, and accelerates wound healing. In addition, it has a diastolic and choleretic effect. It is used externally for inflammation of the skin and mucous membranes of the mouth and throat, difficult to heal wounds and varicose leg ulcers.