Calendula Petals (Marigold)

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Calendula petals, derived from the Calendula officinalis plant, are versatile. Their colour is gorgeous and can be used for colouring cosmetics and add decoration to food. . . . read more

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Calendula petals, derived from the Calendula officinalis plant, are versatile and have been used traditionally in various ways, including for medicinal and culinary purposes. Here's a breakdown of their traditional, medicinal, and culinary uses:

  1. Traditional Uses:

    • Skin Healing: Calendula petals have a long history of traditional use for promoting wound healing and skin health. They are often applied topically to soothe minor cuts, burns, rashes, and irritations.
    • Anti-Inflammatory: The anti-inflammatory properties of calendula petals make them valuable in traditional remedies for reducing inflammation and redness on the skin.
    • Herbal Infusions: Calendula petals are used in infusions, such as teas or infused oils, for various therapeutic applications.
  2. Medicinal Uses:

    • Skin Conditions: Calendula petals are a common ingredient in herbal skincare products, including salves, creams, and ointments, due to their potential benefits for skin health.
    • Anti-Inflammatory and Antioxidant Properties: Calendula contains compounds with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects, contributing to its medicinal use.
    • Digestive Health: In some herbal traditions, calendula petals are used to support digestive health and soothe digestive discomfort.
  3. Culinary Uses:

    • Edible Flowers: Calendula petals are edible and can be used as a colourful and mildly flavored addition to salads, soups, and various dishes.
    • Garnish: The vibrant orange and yellow hues of calendula petals make them an attractive garnish for both sweet and savory dishes.
    • Tea: Calendula petals can be used to make a mild, pleasant tea. The tea is sometimes consumed for its potential health benefits.
  4. Cosmetic Uses:

    • Natural Dye: Calendula petals have been used traditionally as a natural dye for fabrics and cosmetics due to their vibrant color.
    • Hair Care: Calendula extracts may be included in hair care products for their potential benefits for the scalp and hair.
  5. Herbal Remedies:

    • Homeopathic Preparations: Calendula petals are used in some homeopathic remedies, and highly diluted forms may be employed for various health conditions.

Place of Origin

Egypt - Trade

Botanical Name

Calendula officinalis




100% Calendula.
No preservatives, artificial colours, sweeteners or flavours.
Gluten free, dairy free and no added sugar.

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