Home / Dried Botanicals / Calendula Petals 50g Calendula Petals 50g£6.50 Name: Calendula (Marigold Flowers) Latin Name: Calendula officinalis syn. Calendula aurantiaca, Calendula eriocarpa, Calendula hydruntina, Caltha officinalis. Calendula is also known as pot marigold, a traditional remedy used in folk medicine because of the ascribed therapeutic properties. The whole flowers contain the highest amount of the properties, whereas the petals are a much milder version (less bitter when used for teas). 10 in stock Calendula Petals 50g quantity Add to basket Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window) Description Additional information Reviews (0) Description Description: Name: Calendula (Marigold Flowers) Latin Name: Calendula officinalis syn. Calendula aurantiaca, Calendula eriocarpa, Calendula hydruntina, Caltha officinalis. Plant Family: Asteraceae Other Names: Calendula, Pot Marigold, Mary Gooles, Merrybud, Marygold & Claveton. Properties: Antibacterial: destroys or suppresses the growth of bacteria Anti-fungal: active against fungi, prevents fungal growth Anti-inflammatory: reduces inflammation Antiseptic: preventing the growth of disease-causing microorganisms Antiviral: effective against viruses Analgesic: acting to relieve pain Tonic: – giving a feeling of vigour or well-being Sudorific: relating to or causing sweating Emmenagogue: something that stimulates or increases menstrual flow Antispasmodic: relieves spasm of involuntary muscles Anti-oxidant: inhibits oxidation, negating potentially damaging oxidizing agents Vulnerary: of use in the healing of wounds Benefits: Stubborn wounds Sore, inflamed and itchy skin conditions Wrinkles, Age spots & Scars Skin tone & vitality Hair & Scalp Care of eyes Sore throats and mouths Uses: For lotions, creams, ointments, salves and personal care items As compresses for bruises, scars & wounds Also as compresses for puffy eyes, swollen eyelids, styes & conjunctivitis Considered by the ancient Egyptians to have rejuvenating properties For abdominal cramps and constipation For regulating menstrual flow Flavouring soups and stews As ‘the poor man’s saffron for coloring cheeses, butters and side dishes Calendula whole flowers are used rather than just the petals as the active ingredient is much higher in the whole head. Cautions: Calendula has emmenagogue properties so can stimulate menstrual flow – it should NOT be used during pregnancy as may induce abortion. Information provided in the Herbal Apothecary is from the ‘folk herbalist’ tradition and does not pretend to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or condition. Celtic Earth Spirit advises you to consult a medical professional before trying any herbal product. Allergens: Our Calendula Petals are produced in facilities handling Nuts, gluten, celery and mustard. Handling procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of allergens being present, but we cannot guarantee our ingredients are totally free of traces in the products supplied. Related Products Additional information Weight 60 g Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first to review “Calendula Petals 50g” Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a review. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.