Disclaimer... All information provided is for educational purposes only. No information should be mistaken as a diagnosis, prescription, or treatments for specific health disorders or diseases. Potential Actions are considering the complex possibilities of a plant and do not always develop into predictable results. Persons with any kind of health condition, including pregnancy should consult with a qualified health care provider before trying any herbal or botanical therapy.

Common Uses

Infusion

Tincture

Compresses

Mouthwash

Gargles

Sitzbath

Creams

Ointments

Calendula, or Pot Marigold

Calendula officinalis

Potential Actions

Anti-Inflammatory

Anti-Infective

Detoxifying & Decongesting

Vitalizes the Blood

Reduces Lymph Congestion

Stimulates Immunity

Promotes & Regulates Menstruation

Balances Hormones

Promotes Dental Health

Usually Contains

Flavanoids

Carotenoids

Bitters

Phytosterols

Mucilage

Polysaccharides

Trace Minerals

None Known, except for those allergic to the asteracea plant family

Cautions

About Me

 

Herbal Apprentice, Sustainable Foodist, Mother, Writer, Musician, Backyard Medicinal Herb Farmer

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