Calendula Extract


DESCRIPTION: Calendula extract is derived from the flowers of c. officinalis, a member of the calendula genus.  It is commonly known as the marigold.  This specific plant is likely native to southern Europe, however was also naturalized in northern Europe by the United Kingdom as well as other temperate regions of the world.  Flower petals of the calendula plant have been used medicinally since the 12th century to treat stomach ulcers and menstrual cramps.  Calendula flowers contain high levels of flavonoids, which are antioxidants protecting cells from free radical damage.  Some of its other healing properties include its ability to increase healing speed by aiding the body to grow new tissue, and also help reduce inflammation.

Protects against free radical damage
Antibacterial, antiviral and anti-fungal
Reduces irritation
Promotes tissue growth and boosts collagen production
Firming, strengthening and hydrating

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