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Calendula Oil

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Calendula Oil

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Genus & Name

Calendula is a genus of 15–20 herbaceous plants in the daisy family (genus Asteraceae) commonly known as marigolds. It is native to southwest Asia, western Europe, Macaronesia and the Mediterranean.

The Latin name of the genus Calendula means "little calendar", "little clock" or "little weather glass". The most commonly cultivated member of the genus is Calendula officinalis, the pot marigold. Popular herbal and cosmetic products called "Calendula" always come from Calendula officinalis.

The common name for Calendula officinalis in Britain is 'pot-marigold', so called because of its use in broths and soups.

History
Calendula was used in historical times for headaches, red eyes, fever and toothache.

The ancient Romans and Greeks used the golden Calendula in many traditions, sometimes wearing crowns or garlands made from this flower.

However, the most common use in historical times was cooking, and the plant was used for both its color and flavor. They were used for pasta, wine, porridge and puddings. In English cuisine, marigolds were often cooked in the same pot as spinach & used to flavor food. According to the 16th century Englishman John Gerard, any proper Dutch soup in his day would include calendula petals.

Uses

Cuisine:
Also known as "poor man's saffron", the petals are edible and can be used fresh in salads or dried and used to color cheese or as a substitute for yolk. Calendulas have a mildly sweet taste that is slightly bitter and as it dries these flavors become more intense. It can be used to add color to soups, stews, meat dishes, creams and liqueurs.


Paints:
The dye can be extracted from the flower and produce shades of honey, golden orange, light brown and vivid yellow.

Chemistry:
Calendula officinalis flowers contain flavonol glycosides, triterpene oligoglycosides, oleanane-type triterpene glycosides, saponins and a sesquiterpene glycoside.

Pharmacological effects:
Calendula officinalis oil is still used medicinally as an anti-inflammatory and remedy for healing wounds & skin conditions. Calendula ointments are skin products available for use on minor cuts, burns, eczema and skin irritations

Plant pharmacological studies have suggested that Calendula extracts have antiviral, antigenotoxic and anti-inflammatory properties in vitro. In herbal medicine, calendula in suspension or tincture is used topically to treat acne, reduce inflammation, control bleeding, and soothe irritated tissue. Limited evidence shows that calendula cream or ointment is effective in treating radiation dermatitis. Topical application of Calendula officinalis ointment has helped prevent dermatitis and pain.

Calendula has been used traditionally for abdominal cramps and constipation. In experiments, the aqueous-ethanolic extract of Calendula officinalis flowers was shown to have both spasmolytic and spasmogenic effects, thus providing a scientific rationale for this traditional use. However, ingesting large amounts of the plant should be done with caution as it can potentially become toxic.

It should also be avoided during pregnancy since the necessary studies have not been done and allergic reactions have been observed.

Topical Use:
To be used 1-3 times a day locally on the skin as a topical oil for abrasions, eczema, burns and dermatitis.

Culinary Use:
The oil can also be used as an aromatic, but for coloring and taste, the fresh calendula flower is usually preferred.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Fresh & Dry Drug from Calendula Officinalis

Returns & Exchanges Policy

Free shipping on all exchanges and returns up to 14 calendar days after delivery. Changing an item has never been easier with the new Stock Credit by Avgerinos service .

Necessary conditions are the presentation of the receipt/invoice inside the package and the condition of the products. The products should be like new and not have been opened or used. There are specific products that cannot be returned for health reasons. After we have received and checked your return package, we will then issue the corresponding Voucher/Gift Card with the same amount of money which you will be able to use on our site.

In the event that your products must be fully withdrawn we issue your refund using the same payment method used for the original purchase.

Return costs are free of charge but excluding additional costs due to your choice to use a delivery method other than the cheapest standard delivery method we offer.

For all the details you can read our full allowance and change policy here.

The return address is: 138 Vasileos Konstantinou, Koropi 19400, T +30 210 6623565

Delivery Time & Hours

Delivery Time: (you calculate as the start date the date of shipment, not the order, and only working days are taken into account).

  • Land destinations: 1-2 business days
  • Island destinations: 2-3 working days
  • Hard to reach areas: 2-5 business days
  • Delivery days are from Monday - Friday
  • Delivery Hours: 9:00am - 6:00pm (on arrival)

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