SIDE-EFFECTS OF CALENDULA

Calendula officinalis

WHAT ARE CALENDULA OR POT MARIGOLD ADVERSE EFFECTS?

What side effects can calendula or pot marigold have?


Pot marigold (Calendula officinalis)
  • Involuntary Abortion: there are few studies on the safety of calendula during pregnancy. It is believed that it could cause miscarriage considering its emmenagogue effects. Calendula should not be taken during pregnancy.
  • Allergy: People who are allergic to plants of the Compositae family, such as daisies, chrysanthemums or ragweed may also be allergic to this plant, as it belongs to the same botanical family.

  • Dermatitis or skin rash: the direct contact with the fresh plant can cause contact dermatitis in sensitive individuals.

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