April 9th, 2012
by Herb Lady · Filed Under: Herbal Remedies
Common Name: Pot Marigold
Calendula flowers have a long history amongst traditional herbal remedies.
An infusion was used as a herbal cure in times past as an antiseptic.
The flowers, infused into oil and then made into an ointment or salve, were used for healing cuts, grazes, burns and fungal infections.
Today it remains one of the most popular herbal remedies for wounds and is often used in scarless healing formulas.
Many women report calendula ointment to be soothing when applied topically if they have thrush.
Mothers looking for herbal remedies for school sores also find calendula ointment very useful.
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