Calendula’s Many Health Benefits


Calendula’s many health benefits have been the topic of multiple studies as discussed in this National Institute of Health.gov article stating:

Use of complementary and alternative medicine for wound healing is influencing mainstream medical practice. This systematic review evaluates the role of Calendula officinalis flower extract as monotherapy compared to control for wound healing in vivo. Searches were conducted in PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, CINAHL, and Scopus (up to April 2018) with 14 studies meeting the inclusion criteria, comprising 7 animal experiments and 7 clinical trials. Findings from the review on acute wound healing showed faster resolution of the inflammation phase with increased production of granulation tissue in the test groups treated with extract.

Calendula is a marigold plant that has long been used for its skin health benefits, such as helping with wound healing.

FULL ARTICLE HERE: Verywell / Anastasia Tretiak Table of Contents

Calendula petals are rich in naturally occurring compounds called flavonoids. These compounds are said to have anti-inflammatory, anti-thrombogenic, antidiabetic, anticancer, and neuroprotective effects.

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