Benefits of Calendula infusion
What is Calendula infusion used for?
The main properties of marigold infusion are:
What does marigold contain?
Calendula flower infusions contain mucilage, calenduloside and salicylic acid, with anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and healing properties.
What can marigold infusions to be used for?
It can be used to treat respiratory diseases, sore throat from coughs or colds. It is also traditionally used for women during premenstrual syndrome.
Calendula infusions can also be used in external use, in the form of compresses or eye drops, mainly for the care of delicate skin and skin disorders such as psoriasis.
How to prepare a Calendula infusion for respiratory conditions?
An infusion is prepared with 2 tablespoons of marigold flower petals per half a liter of boiling water and let stand until cooled, with lid. The liquid is used to make calendula compresses.
External use of marigold infusions
Calendula compresses wet with a Calendula infusion can be applied to burns, rubs, psoriasis, dermatitis, insect bites, or other skin conditions, because they improve skin health, accelerate healing and relieve pain or itching.
Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, it is a remedy against swollen eyelids (apply cold compress on the eyelids).
Calendula flower water is also an excellent facial tonic, which refreshes, softens the skin and prevents pimples. It has antioxidant flavonoids and antiseptic principles that help prevent herpes and restore the vitality of the face.
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15 January, 2021