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Name: Calendula officinalis herbal tea / Jin Zhan Ju
Origin : China
Grade : good, Limited in Quantity!
Net Weight: 230 grams (1/2 lb)
Storage : stored in a dry place and no direct sunshine
About Calendula officinalis
Pot Marigold or English Marigold (Calendula officinalis) is a plant in the Calendula genus. It was used in ancient Greek, Roman, Arabic and Indian cultures as a medicinal herb as well as a dye for fabrics, foods and cosmetics.
Flowers harvested between June and September are most potent.
Hot calendula tea helps soothe ulcers. Gargle with cool tea for inflamed tonsils or canker sores.
To make the tea:
-Pour 10 oz of boiling water over 2/3 cup of dried flowers and let steep for 15 minutes. Or -Add 5-10 drops of calendula tincture to a cup of hot water.
Ointment is used on scabs, eczema and psori
To make the ointment:
-Melt 1/2 cup of petroleum jelly over low heat in a double boiler
-Add a handful of dried calendula flowers
-Heat on low for an hour
-Strain out herb and pour into glass jar
Calendula is used for the following, Calendula officinalis benefits:
soothing all types of skin irritations and rashes
helps to regulate menstruation cycle
helps relieve muscle spasms
helps detoxify anesthetic
ease gastric ulcers and colitis