4 oz loose leaf
Calendula is Latin for little clock or calendar. There are over 15 species of this beautiful golden flower that can be annual or perennial. It is an herb therefore it has culinary and medicinal aspects.
The petals are edible which can be used fresh in salads. And also, a yellow dye has been extracted from the flowers to color cheese.
The oil of the flower has been used as an anti-inflammatory and anti-tumor agent and aid to healing wounds. Mrs Jacks Body Food uses Calendula in soaps, shampoos and teas. Today it is still important as an alternative medicine for viral infections as well.
Disclaimer: This product has not been evaluated by the FDA. Do not use if you suspect you may have an allergic reaction. Keep out of the reach of children.
Before taking any herb whether extract, tincture, or capsule form consult your primary physician.