The Many Medicinal Benefits of Calendula

The calendula flower has been used for centuries for its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and healing properties. These are just a few of the reasons why we’ve chosen to cultivate the calendula flower for use in our skincare line.

Here is a little more information on the miraculous healing properties of the Calendula flower. The Many Medicinal Benefits of Calendula

It’s Anti-Inflammatory

These days, inflammation is a buzzword in the health and wellness industry and many people are trying to limit it in their bodies. Calendula is full of flavonoids which help combat inflammation by fighting free radicals and other compounds which are harmful to the body. It’s also full of linoleic acid which aids issues like dermatitis, diaper rash, and other inflammatory conditions.

It Helps Relieve Allergies

Those who suffer from itchy eyes during allergy season can actually boil calendula tea and use it as an eyewash! The healing elements of the flower help relieve irritation and redness, keeping allergy symptoms at bay.

It Aids Menstruation Cramps

Those same flavonoids which help relieve inflammation also will ease cramps related to menstruation. Calendula tea helps relax your muscles, thus reducing those painful cramps.

It Heals Your Wounds

Calendula also helps increase blood flow and stimulates circulation. This allows new tissue to form quicker and ultimately improves the healing of wounds like ulcers and hemorrhoids.

It Fights Your Worst Skin Concerns

Calendula can be used as a homemade face wash to help combat annoying skin woes. It’s antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties help relieve conditions like acne and even dry skin, two things which may become agitated during the change in seasons.

You can experience these benefits for yourself when you try our Abundantly Herbal Calendula Cream,  made from organically-grown herbs, and is an all-natural skincare product prepared locally on our farm on the beautiful Lopez Island.

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