CALENDULA FLOWER EXTRACT
Scientfic name: Calendula officinalis
Family: Asteraceae, daisy
Common name: marigold
Plant Origin: Egypt
BEST FOR SENSITIVE SKIN
- circulatory stimulant
Topically, calendula flower soothes burns and sunburn. As a bath herb, calendula flower is used for dry skin. Used both internally and externally, calendula helps to increase peripheral circulation. It is also used internally to improve skin conditions such as acne, boils, eczema and psoriasis. A common ingredient in cosmetics, calendula is used in facial steams, cleansers, lotions, moisturizers, soaps and salves. It is gentle enough to use in products such as eye creams and baby care products, and can even help relieve cradle cap and diaper rash. Calendula is also used in shampoos, conditioners and hair rinses, especially for blondes.
See also calendula essential oil.