The Benefits of Calendula Flowers in Skincare

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Are you looking for a natural alternative to boost your skincare routine? Consider the health benefits of Calendula flowers! 

What Is a Calendula Flower?

According to the article 7 Calendula Benefits for Skin - Skin Disease Remedies, Calendula is a golden flower that originates from Asia, Western Europe and the Mediterranean. Not only is Calendula aesthetically pleasing and fun to say (ca – len – du – la), but it yields some serious healing powers! The medicinal benefits of Calendula are numerous and widely recognized throughout the world. 

What Is a Calendula Flower Good For?

Calendula accelerates healing for a variety of different ailments and injuries. As noted in Calendula Oil: Uses and Benefits, this herb helps reduce pain and swelling while promoting cell regeneration. Due to its anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and antiseptic properties, Calendula can treat flesh wounds, infections, fungus and many pesky skin conditions. New evidence suggests that Calendula may even work as sunscreen. You can learn more about the varied use of Calendula here Calendula: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions and here Calendula Benefits - 10+ Proven Calendula Health Benefits.

Calendula Flower Benefits for Skin

Calendula flowers can be applied topically to the skin or directly added to food and beverages. Dried petals often become an active ingredient in natural beauty products like the Calendula Flower Oat Bath.

So, what are the prime Calendula flower benefits for skin? According to Benefits of using calendula oil for skin, Calendula flowers:

    • Provide Deep Hydration and Renewal – Routine application helps lock in moisture to produce softer, silkier skin. 
    • Prevent Signs of Aging – The presence of flavonoids reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and so contributes to healthier, younger-looking skin.
    • Treat Acne, Eczema and Skin Infections – Calendula nurtures sensitive tissue to help banish oily skin and calm eczema flare-ups and other skin infections.
  • Improve Collagen Synthesis – It stimulates new tissue growth through naturally occurring ingredients like iodine and carotene that regenerate skin cells (and leave you looking and feeling refreshed).
  • Ready to experience the benefits of Calendula flowers in your skincare routine? Try our Oat Bath or The One Stick to experience all-natural skin rejuvenation!

     

     

    Sources:

    American College of Healthcare Sciences. (2020). Choose Calendula. Retrieved from https://achs.edu/blog/2020/01/23/calendula-for-skin-health/

    Cervoni, Barbara, MS, RD, CDCSE, CDN. (2020). What is Calendula? Retrieved from https://www.verywellhealth.com/health-benefits-of-calendula-4582641

    Crankleton, Emily. (2019). 7 Ways to Use Calendula Oil for Your Skin. Retrieved from https://www.healthline.com/health/calendula-oil

    Gupta, Aayishi. (2021). Here’s why you MUST add calendula oil to your skincare routine. Retrieved from https://www.healthshots.com/beauty/skin-care/benefits-of-using-calendula-oil-for-skin/

    Nex, Moin. (2015). 7 Calendula Benefits for Skin. Retrieved from https://skindiseaseremedies.com/calendula-for-skin/

    Sahoo, Mansi. (2020). Calendula Benefits, 10+ Proven Calendula Health Benefits. Retrieved from https://www.theayurveda.org/ayurveda/calendula-benefits

     

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