Calendula is traditionally used to help relieve inflammatory conditions of the digestive system such as gastritis and chronic colitis.

Its healing and emollient effects help relieve gastric or duodenal ulcers and ulcerative colitis. Calendula (marigold) flowers have antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal activity. They also have an alterative effect (blood purifying) by acting as a tonic for the lymphatic system. It helps eliminate waste from the body and restore the proper functioning of the digestive system of the liver and gallbladder. Its gentle emollient action helps moisten and soothe digestive tissue.

For external use in the form of an oily macerate, its healing, emollient, antibacterial and fungicidal effects will be effective on irritated skin, eczema, psoriasis and other skin conditions.

Thanks to its many virtues it can be used in the following cases:

  • Antispasmodic, emollient and anti-inflammatory of the digestive system.
  • Gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer, chronic colitis and ulcerative colitis.
  • Hepatoprotective, and cholagogue (helps increase the flow of hepatic bile to the intestines) j, infectious hepatitis and liver disorders.
  • Antispasmodic (relieves stomach or intestinal spasms or cramps)
  • Astringent (it is a binding agent that contracts organic tissues, reducing secretions or discharges of mucus and fluid from the body) useful in diarrhea.
  • Regularizes periods, reduces menstrual pain and menopausal hot flashes.

Infuse a tablespoon in a cup of water, cover, simmer for 5 to 10 minutes and filter. Drink 2 to 4 cups per day.

The herbalist can use calendula to prepare an oily maceration or a mother tincture.

Precautions: Do not use if you are pregnant. Do not use if allergic to the Asteraceae family.

50g | 30 infusions

The indications given are not therapeutic but informative. They are based on the traditional uses of plants in herbalism. They are in no way equivalent to a medical prescription and cannot replace a prescription. To confirm the uses of this product, please seek advice from a healthcare professional.

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