Calendula (Calendula officinalis)

Origin and distribution

Country of origin: Southwest Asia, Western Europe, Macaronesia and the Mediterranean region
Cultivation: worldwide, mainly in countries with temperate climate

Valuable substances

19 carotenoids, flavonoids, essential oils, salicylic acid and sterols

Health benefits

• Good for the liver, the gallbladder and the uterus
• Stimulates the formation of connective tissue
• Soothes the digestive tract
• Disinfects
• Relieves inflammations and skin problems
• Ideal for skin problems in babies - milk crusts, diaper rash

Beauty benefits

• Hydrates and nourishes
• Removes scars and imperfections
• Smoothes the skin and evens the complexion
• Visibly rejuvenates, strengthens and revitalizes
• Improves the scalp condition
• Improves the hair color and structure

How the celebrities use it?

Jessica Alba maintains her facial skin healthy and soft with the help of cream containing calendula.