Calendula officinalis 

origin : Egypt



  • antifungal
  • anti - inflammatory
  • antibacterial
  • antiseptic
  • eczema soothing
  • diaper rash relief
  • promotes injured skin healing



cool + bitter


Warning: considered a non-toxic plant, but it should not be used in pregnancy

since some of its constituents may cause or promote uterine contractions.

Allergic reactions are common to plants of the Aster family, of which calendula is a member


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    In addition, many herbs are not safe in pregnancy, lactation, children, and in certain health conditions.

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