Know Your Ingredients: The Healing Benefits of Calendula
You may recognize Calendula as part of the Marigold family, but this plant has some very special qualities. Known as one of the most healing, anti-inflammatory, antiviral herbs on the planet, Calendula is known to soothe. Here are a few reasons why we chose this to be one of the main ingredients in hempathy.
The powerful anti-inflammatory properties in Calendula make this a great ingredient for relief of joint pain and arthritic-type symptoms. These anti-inflammatory abilities are also very soothing for the skin, which can be very helpful for treating skin conditions such as eczema or dermatitis.
The acids held within the oils of this plant have powerful antimicrobial and antiviral effects. This makes Calendula a powerful ingredient to fight signs of aging, heal the appearance of scars and even out skin tone. It is known to increase blood flow, which helps give skin a youthful vitality.
Calendula is perfect for calming sore muscles and workout tension. These soothing qualities can also be helpful for anxiety and certain nervous disorders. With all of these capabilities, its no wonder Calendula is becoming a popular ingredient in the world of self-care. #hempathyliving