You may have heard about the calendula flower, but it is neither more nor less than the well-known daisy flower . Yes, yes, a margarita… although we have to tell you that there are approximately 20 different varieties.
A daisy will help you decide if a love 'loves me or doesn't love me' but, in addition to deciding your future love, what is it and what benefits will calendula essential oil bring to your skin? Among the most popular ones, you can hydrate and calm your skin , reduce facial blemishes or treat acne .
What is calendula essential oil?
An essential oil are active ingredients (chemical compounds) of natural origin, which we can find in practically all plants, each one with its benefits and special characteristics that make them unique.
Understanding this… what are the benefits and uses of the essential oil of the calendula flower ?
What are the main benefits of calendula?
Calendula is mainly:
- Anti- inflammatory
, due to the triterpenes and flavonoids it contains. For this reason, it is perfect for deflating friction or wounds. Ideal for chafing babies and children. In addition to curing oropharyngeal infections.
- Powerful antiseptic, fungicidal and healing agent
due to its carotenoids, favors the production of glycoproteins and collagen.
- At the digestive level
, it facilitates the exit of bile to the digestive tract, so it helps digestion and gastritis.
- Calming, softening and protective
due to the nourishing properties of calendula.
It is ideal for very sensitive and delicate skin, although it is suitable for all skin types. We recommend this ingredient for continuous use in a reactive skin routine or for specific moments when you need to benefit from its effects, such as after sunbathing, healing a wound, acne marks or after a facial treatment.
Once you have perfectly understood what calendula oil is and as a summary then...