Calendula flower is traditionally is also used for treating muscle spasms, sore throat and mouth, menstrual cramps, cancer, and stomach and duodenal ulcers. Historically Calendula has also been used for measles, smallpox, and jaundice.; Applied to the skin to reduce pain and swelling (inflammation) and to treat poorly healing wounds and leg ulcers.
Calendula is traditionally applied to the skin to reduce pain and swelling (inflammation) and to treat poorly healing wounds and leg ulcers. It has also been applied to the skin (used topically) for nosebleeds, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, inflammation of the rectum (proctitis), ear infection, gum disease, peeling lips (exfoliative cheilitis), diaper rash, vaginal yeast infection, and inflammation of the lining of the eyelid (conjunctivitis).
Essential oil of calendula has been used as an insect repellant.
Don't confuse calendula with ornamental marigolds of the Tagets genus, which are commonly grown in vegetable gardens.
To prepare a tisane:1-2 tsp to 8 ounces Newly Boiled water, Steep 3-4 mins, strain & serve
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