Tagged: astringent

Calendula (Calendula officinalis, Marigold) – Promotes wound healing, heals varicose veins

Calendula is a bittersweet, salty herb. It stimulates the liver, gall bladder, and uterus and also soothes the digestive system, clears infections, and is said to support the heart. It is most effective to help heal wounds and has shown to stimulate the development of granulation tissue. It has immune stimulant properties as well as an estrogenic effect. Calendula officinalis is widely used in skin care products because it is known for soothing inflammation, controlling bleeding and healing damaged tissue.

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