Botanical: field marigold (Calendula arvensis)Origin: Egypt
Calendula extracts have anti-viral, anti-genotoxic, and anti-inflammatory properties. Calendula is used topically for treating acne, reducing inflammation, controlling bleeding, and soothing irritated tissue. Calendula has been used traditionally for abdominal cramps and constipation. Calendula is known to cause allergic reactions. It should be avoided during pregnancy.