Calendula (Calendula officinalis, Asteraceae) highly versatile medicinal plant—naturally, it finds its way into the hearts and gardens of all herb lovers. It has been used for centuries, both internally and topically, to heal wounds, burns, and rashes.
Sold by the ounce. Also known at marigold or pot marigold. Comes in a ziplock bag.
Adding the flowers to sugar for a simple sugar scrub. Making a balm for diaper rash and other conditions using coconut oil and beeswax. Infusing the dried flowers in water to make a facial toner. Using calendula flowers in homemade soap recipes. Using calendula in aloe vera gel for sunburn relief. Making a salve with olive oil and other herbs to treat mild burns. You can also use the dried flowers of calendula to make a simple tea that reduces inflammation and promotes healing. Just steep about a quarter cup of dried petals in a cup of boiling water and strain to enjoy. While calendula has many potential benefits, it’s important to never use a new herbal plant or product without first checking with your doctor to be sure it is safe.
DISCLAIMER: Calendula is safe for most people, but it should not be used by pregnant women or anyone allergic to plants in the aster or daisy family. There may be some interactions between this herb and specific medications.
Read more at Gardening Know How: Common Calendula Uses: What To Do With Calendula Flowers https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/calendula/common-calendula-uses.htm