a plant with miraculous benefits for the skin

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a plant with miraculous benefits for the skin

Calendula is a plant that has been used for thousands of years in cosmetics. It has many virtues for the skin, especially for those with atopic tendencies. Discover all the benefits of this miraculous plant.

Calendula is a flower with many virtues. Originating from mediterranean regions and Macaronesia, it is also called “Worries”, “Concern for the Gardens“, or “Calendula Officinalis” in the scientific world. Used since Antiquity in various fields such as cosmetics, cooking and medicine.

During the Middle Ages, it was used in particular against insect bites, bites, or even fever. In Europe, it is cultivated since the 12th century. In the herbal medicine, it is its flowers that are harvested in summer, when they hatch. Since it has been used for millennia, calendula has proven all these benefits. Anti-inflammatory, painkiller, healing, antibacterial… And this is only a tiny part of its virtues. Suitable for all skin types, especially for those with atopic tendency, and this from an early age.

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All the virtues of calendula

Calendula is used for many skin problems. For cuts, cracks, or even sunburns, it calms, regenerates and is antioxidant. Thanks to its anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties, it helps treat insect bites, hives and minor burns. the pot marigold is very effective in the fight against varicose veins, as it stimulates blood circulation. Oily calendula macerate is also an ally for dry, damaged and dull hair. It will bring shine and hydration to your hair.

Calendula can also be used internally, as an infusion, for relieve stomach upset, inflammations such as that of the throat or for painful premenstrual syndromes. On the other hand, it is not recommended for internal use for pregnant or breastfeeding women and for children under 6 years old. Unlike external use where there is no indication, because the whole family can use it from an early age, except for people sensitive to flowers of the Asteraceae family.

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What are the benefits of calendula oil on the skin?

In cosmetics, calendula oil and calendula flowers are widely used in formulas. Thanks to its many benefits, this flower helps to solve various skin problems. Calendula oil can be used as a make-up remover or as the last step in a skincare routine. She soothes and relieves the skin of external aggressions. Calendula oil is healing and anti-inflammatoryit is ideal for soothing sunburn (be careful, it does not protect against the sun, so remember to protect yourself with an appropriate SPF).
For dry or delicate skin such as that of babies and young children, it softens and hydrates the skin. Calendula is strongly recommended for atopic skin (eczema, psoriasis, acne, etc.), sensitive and rough, as it gently cleanses, heals, soothes, revitalizes and has an antibacterial action.

  • For babies : for soothe your baby’s irritated skinyou can drop a few drops of calendula oil and massage, in order to limit the inflammations until the latter disappear.
  • Against sunburn or burns : Calendula oil is very useful for relieve a minor burn. If you forgot to apply sun protection before going out in the sun, you can use this oil to soothe the burning sensation and hydrate your skin.
  • To hydrate your skin : Officinalis oil has one action nourishing and moisturizing perfect for the skin. After a shower, massage your skin or that of your child with this product to nourish it deeply. If you are a fan of baths, you can even use a small dose of oil, to mix in your foaming product.
  • As an aftershave : Calendula oil can be very useful to you as an aftershave. For men, as for women, you can apply marigold oil to soothe and repair your skin after shaving or waxing body or face.
  • For atopic skin : people prone to eczema or psoriasis have more sensitive and often irritated and/or inflamed skin. Calendula is often used in balms or creams to allow atopic skin to be repaired and soothed.

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3 treatments enriched with calendula

Yves Rocher – Pure Calendula Smoothing Lotion

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Corine de Farme – Baby micellar cleansing water

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Weleda – Protective cream with Calendula

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The different types of uses for calendula flowers

Calendula exists in different forms to use it for your skin problems. In oily macerate, to massage your skin with, or to introduce it into treatments. In balm, gel, ointment, cream or even hydrosol. There are all kinds of products for different uses. In the form of ointment or cream for eczema, gel for acne, oil to moisturize the skin and fight against sunburn, or in hydrosol to help heal a cut, etc. No matter the shape of this product, Calendula is very good for health and for the skin.

Louise Lethiec

Louise Lethiec

Passionate about make-up and beauty care, Louise is on the lookout for the latest trends in vogue. Interested in travel, she is always on the lookout for novelties and …

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