Benefits of Calendula
Calendula helps promote cell repair, acts as an antiseptic, helps keep infection from
occuring in skin injuries, used to treat diaper rash, eczema, psoriasis, acne, varicose
veins and capillary engorgement. Longest history of use of any herb in skin care.
Scientific studies find that extracts of calendula can speed the healing of skin wounds
and burns. The petals are antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and immune stimulating. These
properties are useful for treating various types of dermatitis such as psoriasis, eczema,
high levels of carotenoids (vitamin A like compounds). The high content of antioxidants
found in Calendula contributes to the cell regeneration. Some of these antioxidants are
mucilage, carotenoids, saponin, and quercetin. Calendula is now known among
homeopathic herbalists as “The Mother of the skin.”
One of the complex characteristics of calendula oil responsible for these actions is a
compound called triterpenoid. Whether your issues are dermatitis, psoriasis eczema,
diaper rash, irritated dry skin, or hemorrhoids, calendula will bring relief and health back to
your world. Especially great for healing burns, and minor cuts and scrapes, the magic in
the marigold has been used as far back as ancient times. Relief from inflammation has a
positive effect on hundreds of skin ailments even allowing the slower spread of some skin diseases.
Calendula is often used for dry or damaged skin. It has natural restorative properties that infuse the skin with a youthful glow. Earth Tone uses Calendula and a mixture of other herbs to do this. Calendula oil is also used to protect the skin from premature aging and thinning of the skin. Calendula is safe enough to be used on the delicate skin under the eyes to prevent crow's feet. Creams containing Calendula are also used for baby's diaper rash. Calendula is a natural herb which is transformed into oils, gel and ointment to cure gastritis, eczema, wounds, sunburn and stings. Research shows that the use of calendula can help improve blood flow in the body, especially in affected skin areas. This helps renew and rebuild the skin.
People with dry broken skin are more likely to reap the benefits from calendula since it is a great skin healer. It can very well cure skin irritations because of its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties.
People who are faced with acne problems can also benefit from calendula since it serves as a great way to cure acne.
You can use calendula products, like our herbal Earth Tone to moisturize your skin after a cool shower. Calendula is used to soften post-surgical scars. Another amazing thing about calendula is that it leaves no scar on the irritated area unlike other skin repair lotions and creams. Calendula can also be used in place of traditional skin cleansers which usually have side effects like burning sensation or irritation.