Calendula Tincture – Product Overview
Our 100% natural Calendula Mother Tincture is an herbal extract made from the Calendula Officinalis flower. (Also known as the pot marigold). This tincture is part of our Medicinal Range made to support everyday health and wellbeing. Calendula flowers are grown here at Return to Health, in our pesticide-free garden in the beautiful Tallebudgera Valley. We also steep our tinctures on premises, so that we can be assured of quality natural product. Calendula Tincture is beautifully presented in a 10ml dripolator bottle. Use sparingly – a little goes a long way!
Calendula uses and dilutions
Calendula has been used in medicine for thousands of years. It is widely used in many countries, and flowers throughout the year. It has long been known for its disinfecting, healing and repairing properties, especially for the skin. For around the home, Possible Calendula uses are many and varied, due to its powerful antiviral and antimicrobial properties. It is a great antiseptic for:
Calendula Tincture can be used diluted to clean minor wounds and promote skin repair. It can also be used undiluted (please note this will sting an open wound).
It reduces bleeding and the anti-inflammatory properties promote fast wound healing. At the same time, calendula will also soothe the pain associated with many wounds. Not stopping there, calendula also helps to minimise scar tissue. It really is your best friend in your natural medicine cabinet!
Calendula has good results in some cases for the treatment of acne, psoriasis and nappy rash. We love calendula tincture diluted with your daily face wash, body wash, nappy cream or moisturiser for these purposes.
Calendula will soothe the skin and minimise irritation. It will also inhibit bacteria, complimenting your immune system’s natural response to germs.
Use diluted or as a foot wash, to help treat skin infections like athlete’s foot, external thrush and ringworm. Or use undiluted on external warts or fungal nails.
Calendula’s antibacterial properties make it a great mouthwash. Dilute the tincture in warm water and rinse in the mouth to relieve inflammation.
Use diluted to disinfect bench tops and other surfaces.
Please note, as this product is handmade it may contain Calendula sediment on standing. This in no way impacts the efficacy of the product.