The Calendula Page
Calendula flowers (Calendula officinalis) Infused in oil is one of the most effective topical oils. Contains salicylic acid, carotenoids, bioflavonoids and phytosterols. It is a superior baby oil to prevent and relieve rashes and diaper irritations. It's gentle nurturing properties are exceptional for those with sensitive skin. Calendula also reduces swelling and dark coloration of bruises, is an antiseptic, mends wounds and burns, is helpful for acne, impetigo, eczema and sunburns. Anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, soothes bed sores, broken or varicose veins, broken capillaries, and inflamed gums.
Calendula oil proliferates and regenerates new skin. It is a popular body oil, and praised for its quick recovery time on dry, sun damaged, chapped and cracked skin.