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Calendula officinalis southing flower for stomach and Skin

Calendula. Beautiful flowers. This winter in our garden in California she kept on blooming. Snow or not she was shinning bright. This resilient flowers is very good to rebuild the guts lining when drink in a tea. Super easy to grow. The more you harvest the more she blooms. So if you have a sensitive stomach this beautiful flowers is super easy to grow in your garden. To make a tea fresh is better to rebuilt the guts lining. It's the sticky resin on the flowers that is the best compound so yes fresh is better but dry also good.

Calendula (Calendula officinalis) is a species of plant in the daisy family. It is also known as marigold but should not be confused with the common flowering plant of the same name. Calendula has nourishing benefits for skin and is used topically for treating wounds due to its soothing and antimicrobial properties. It may also be beneficial for gingivitis, radiation mucositis, vaginal candidiasis, episiotomy healing, chronic prostatitis, diaper dermatitis, leg ulcers (venous and neuropathic), and radiation dermatitis. It has antiinflammatory, cytotoxic, and antitumor properties. Both alone and in combination formulas, for treating numerous health conditions. It summarizes results from several human studies of the herb’s use in treating dermatologic as well as oral and dental disorders.

To make a moisturizer oil for your face or to use for diaper rash and sensitive nipples from breast feeding, try to harvest the flowers. Let it dry a bit. In a 500ml mason jar fill up the jar and add almond oil or olive oil all the way to the top. Expose to the sun light for 2 weeks in your window shake it daily. After 2 weeks filter the flowers out and add 2 drops of vitamin E. Use as necessary.

You can also add the fresh flower to a 97%alcohol like sugar cane alcohol to make an anti microbial alcohol for wounds healing. Steep the flower and alcohol for 2 weeks in the dark. After 2 weeks or 1 month or longer filter the flowers out. Use the solution to a bit of clean water to wash wounds. Super awesome plants to grow for your family needs.

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