It contributes to repairing irritated skins and protecting the skin against the sun shine. It is not used internally.
Calendula oil is obtained through the method of distillation.
Calendula flower is a one year old or occasionally two years old herbaceous plant species.
It much more enjoys the sunny and lightly shady environments.
Because the strong odor of calendula causes the insects to escape, it is planted in vegetable gardens.
It is however a garden flower can also be planted and grown in pot.
In the world of Essential Oils Calendula is considered to be one of the most powerful contenders as a therapeutic remedy. Due to the anti-fungal properties of calendula it can be used to treat ringworm and athletes foot. The high content of antioxidants found in Calendula oil contributes to the cell regeneration aspect of the oil. Some of these antioxidants are mucilage, carotenoids, saponin, and quercetin.