Calendula https://greenelly.com/ is a perennial herbaceous plant of the Asteraceae family. The Mediterranean is considered its homeland.
Calendula flowers contain biologically active substances: carotenoids, flavonoids, essential oils. This causes healing properties.
Calendula has an anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, wound-healing, and soothing effect.
It helps with gastrointestinal problems, diseases of the skin, oral cavity, and also has antitumor activity.
Used in folk medicine in the form of infusions, decoctions, and oils. Included in cosmetic products.
However, calendula is not recommended to be taken during pregnancy or breastfeeding. It can also cause allergies.
Before use, consult your doctor and perform an allergy test.