Calendula: 30 Amazing Benefits and Uses

Calendula is a annual (often a self seeding annual) flower in the family Asteraceae- or the daisy family.

You can use calendula a number of ways- fresh, steeped in water for a tea or infused in oil. Here are some of the uses for calendula!

- Drinking calendula tea can help in the treatment of urinary tract infections. - The healing and anti-inflammatory properties of calendula make it very soothing on the throat.

Using Calendula in a Calendula Tea

Rinsing with a calendula tea can also help with other inflammations of mouth, such as canker sores, ulcers or thrush. It can be very healing after dental work.

To treat ring worm. Calendula cream or oil- especially when infused in coconut oil- works as an anti-fungal.

Using Fat-Based Calendula Salves or Creams

Boiling the flowers can create a nice yellow color to dye fabric/wool.

Using Fresh/Dried Calendula Flower Petals

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