Calendula e.o. – 30 ml
Botanical Name: (Calendula officinalis)
The Calendula e.o. (essential oil) is great base for salves. It is also an excellent base for facial creams. It is also a main ingredient of many cosmetics.
The oil is gentle and cooling to the touch. It also helps soothe the skin. It is effective in repairing dry or damaged skin.
There are many skin ailments in which the Calendula e.o. can help treat. These include:
- skin inflammations.
- diaper irritations.
The essential oil is even safe for use on a baby’s skin. It is due to its properties that make it exceptionally useful for sensitive skin.
The Calendula e.o. has long been famous for homeopathic preparations. It is used to restore health. The oil’s properties include it being:
- an antioxidant.
- an antiseptic.
- an anti-inflammatory.
- a stimulant.
When combined with olive oil, the Calendula e.o. can become a salve.
As an anti-inflammatory, it can aid in the treatment of eczema. It can also help against psoriasis.
When planned to be used for massaging purposes, consider using Calendula with other oils.
Its uses also span towards culinary reasons. It was used as an ingredient since the Middle Ages. It is deemed as “the poor man’s saffron.” It was mainly used as a food coloring. It was used to color cheeses and butters.
The traditional use for this oil is abdominal cramps. It is also famous for treating constipation. However, the skin will receive the most benefits.
For instance, the oil is great for chapped skin. It soothes the area of the dry skin. It can also relieve the pain.
It can also be used on minor cuts and wounds. Its properties aid in a speedy skin recovery.
Note: Although remedial, people with major health ailments like cancer, or epilepsy should avoid use. Non—toxic, non—irritant, possible sensitization in some individuals. Not to be used while pregnant.