- 1. Composition
- 2. Healing Properties
- 2.1. Antimicrobial
- 2.2. Antiinflammatory (Antiphlogistic)
- 2.3. Antioxidant
- 2.4. Antiseptic
- 2.5. Anti-spasmodic
- 2.6. Astringent
- 2.7. Antitumor (Antitumoral, anti-tumor, anticancer)
- 2.8. Diaphoretic
- 2.9. Resolvent
- 2.10. Stimulant
- 2.11. Skin Health
- 2.12. Hepatoprotective
- 3. Disease / Symptom Treatment
Calendula (Calendula officinalis, common marigold) is a flowering plant in the daisy family. The petals are edible and can be used fresh in salads or dried.
The flowers of C. officinalis contain flavonol glycosides, triterpene oligoglycosides, oleanane-type triterpene glycosides, saponins, and a sesquiterpene glucoside.
Twenty seven different compounds have been identified from different Calendula extracts.