Wound Healing & Immune Boosting
A splash of sunshine.
This little flower has a very close connection with the sun. The flower of this plant tends to follow the sunlight during the day and could very often be found near the temples of a god who represented the sun. Many cultures all over the world have used calendula for its healing properties. Ancient Egyptians used it to rejuvenate their skin and the Greeks and Romans used it as a culinary garnish. In ancient as well as modern India, calendula is often strung into garlands for weddings and religious rituals.
- Calendula contains numerous compounds that may fight oxidative stress and inflammation in your body.
- Calendula promotes skin healing and can be applied topically to small wounds like cuts or bee stings.
- Calendula extract is known for its antifungal and antimicrobial properties.
- One test-tube study determined that calendula oil has a sun protection factor (SPF) of 8.36! It can also enhance skin hydration and elasticity.
CAN YOU SPOT THE YELLOW CALENDULA IN THESE TEA BLENDS?
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