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Calendula officinalis

History & Origin

Calendula has been used medicinally for centuries and was popular in Ancient Greece and in early Indian and Arabic cultures. It is now grown in gardens all over the world and is a very popular and common plant remedy.

The name Calendula comes from the Latin word for calendar because it flowers for so many months of the year.

What is it used for?


Calendula is a very versatile herb with many uses.  It is probably most well-known for its ability to help heal skin when used topically. Calendula is used for rashes, cuts and scrapes and any kind of skin irritation. 

But Calendula has many other uses.  It is a slightly bitter herb and so is great for digestion.  It also has an ability to support the lymphatic system, which makes a great addition to a detox formula.  It also has an affinity to the female reproductive system, and helps support hormone balance


Calendula has an excellent safety profile and has been used for all ages, including infants.  

Caution if you have an allergy to members of the Daisy (Asteraceae) family. 

artemis products containing Calendula use doses which have no documented herb-drug interactions or restrictions on long-term use


Our formula

The quality of your plants matter. High quality plants = better effect in the body. 

artemis sources organic Calendula flowers for our herbal tea remedies.


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