Name: Calendula

Latin name: Calendula officinalis

Family:  Asteraceae / Compositae

Parts Used: Entire flowering head

Taste: Mildly bitter, sweet, pungent, salty

Energetics: Drying, warming, neutral

Key actions: Inflammation modulator, vulnerary, lymphatic, astringent


           Avoid with known allergy to Asteraceae family.

Calendula, known as herbal sunshine, is one of the most widely used herbs when it comes to wounds and inflammation. She supports the body’s natural response to inflammation by encouraging the chemical mediators involved in the cleansing and detoxification pathways. *
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