History of Calendula Flowers

If you read out most recent blog post, you got to read about the many health benefits of the calendula flower.

The calendula flower has a rich history. In fact, it has been serving multiple purposes for centuries now.

The calendula flower has been used in Mediterranean countries since at least the 12th century, and was first discovered growing in Mediterranean although it now grows all over the world.

We have talked about how calendula is used in many topical remedies for fighting inflammation, viruses, and much more. Regardless, you’re probably wondering how doctors and herbalists discovered that this flower was so beneficial for the body?

Calendula has beeHistory of Calendula Flowers n used for centuries in cooking and medical remedies. It is now used in many parts of the world because it’s very adaptable and tolerates a variety of environments. In ancient times, both Romans and Greeks used the flower in religious rituals and ceremonies. Many homes in Central America still use these flowers as an altar decoration during the Day of the Dead celebration.

It’s also been a common ingredient in cooking many German soups, and has been used to add color to butter and cheese in traditional Mediterranean and Middle Eastern kitchens.

It is believed that the ancient Romans were the original users of this unique herb. It is said that they observed that the plant would bloom on the first day of each month, and it was considered a symbol of happiness for that reason. Since the petals were frequently available, every single month, Romans began using it for cooking and medicinal purposes.

During the American Civil War, the flowers were used to help heal wounds. Throughout history, it was recommended as a plant that could improve eyesight, cheerfulness, bowel issues, and much more.

What is most interesting to us about the history of the calendula is how it is still such a powerful flower with incredible properties.

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Benefits of the Calendula Flower

Benefits of the Calendula Flower We often think of flowers as something that provides our home and gardens with a burst of color and a sweet scent.

However, many flowers offer a variety of other benefits and the calendula flower, especially, offers an abundance of benefits.

A chemical that is found within calendula flowers, known as a phytochemical, has a variety of benefits including anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and healing effects. It has been used for centuries to treat infections, inflammation, skin lesions and more.

The calendula flower, often referred to as a marigold, holds a powerful, healing property within the stems and leaves of the flower. This natural chemical is extracted and used to treat many bodily ailments. When applied to scrapes, cuts, bruises, and even insect bites, calendula flower oil, when applied to scrapes, cuts, bruises and even insect bites, can help to speed up the healing process. The oil extracted from the flower has natural anti-inflammatory properties, as well as unique and healing antioxidant compounds which boost blood-flow to your skin cells.

Calendula oil has also been known to treat juvenile acne; many people who cannot tolerate harsh acne-fighting chemicals have found that this gentle, natural treatment keeps their skin clear and oil-free. It is often used as an effective face wash substance for acne or irritated skin.

When boiled in water, calendula petals can be used to treat minor infections, conjunctivitis, and mouth sores. You might find calendula in oral hygiene products, like mouthwashes or toothpaste; the calendula properties help to kill bacteria in your mouth that can cause gingivitis and cavities.

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The Importance of Natural Skin Care Products

Natural Ingredients In this day and age, everything at the grocery store is labeled “gluten-free” and “all-natural.” All-natural, organic foods are supposed to be better for us than regular foods, right? Well, if you believe that you should only be eating foods that contain natural ingredients; shouldn’t the same apply to your skincare?

You might be surprised to find out that many well-known products on the market are not as natural as they label themselves to be. If you suffer from acne or rosacea, or are trying to prevent wrinkles or fine lines, some intense products might be making matters worse.

You should consider switching all of your skincare products, including makeup, to all natural brands. Your face is the world’s first impression of you, after all—it’s important to take care of it.

According to Global Healing Center, natural and organic materials are much better for your face than other products you may be using. If you’re using skincare that’s not good for the skin, you could be absorbing toxins every single day. Many skincare products have parabens in them; even though it’s been acceptable to include parabens in skincare products for many years, recent studies have shown that exposure to parabens may cause reproductive issues, and are also linked to an increased risk of cancer.

It’s important to look for skincare that’s free of harmful chemicals, irritants, preservatives, allergens, and GMOs.

At Arbordoun’s Herbal Skincare Products, we believe in all-natural skincare, free of GMO’s, and formulated with natural, farm-grown herbs. Our products are made by hand, and are anti-inflammatory, anti-biotic, soothing, healing, and perfect for easily irritated or congested skin. Click here to learn more about our products, and call us today at 360-468-2508 if you have any questions about our natural ingredients.