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Dried calendula petals offer a range of potential benefits due to their natural properties:

  • Skin Healing: Calendula petals possess anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties that can aid in soothing skin irritations, minor cuts, burns, and wounds. They're commonly used in skincare to promote healing.

  • Skin Hydration: Calendula petals contain emollient properties, making them useful in moisturizing and hydrating the skin, promoting a softer and more supple complexion.

  • Anti-Aging Effects: Their high content of flavonoids and antioxidants contributes to reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and age spots, potentially promoting youthful-looking skin.

  • Sunburn Relief: Calendula petals are often used to alleviate discomfort from sunburn due to their soothing and anti-inflammatory properties.

  • Acne Treatment: The antimicrobial properties of calendula may help in controlling acne and reducing the appearance of blemishes.

  • Scalp Health: Calendula petals infused in hair care products or used as a hair rinse may help soothe the scalp, reducing irritation and supporting overall scalp health.

  • Minor Skin Conditions: They're believed to aid in relieving conditions like eczema and dermatitis, calming itchiness and redness.

  • Natural Antiseptic: Calendula petals possess natural antiseptic qualities that can help cleanse the skin and protect against infections.

Calendula petals are versatile and can be used in various forms, such as infused oils, teas, creams, or incorporated into baths and DIY skincare recipes. However, individual experiences may vary, and it's essential to perform a patch test before using calendula extensively, especially if you have sensitive skin or allergies. Consulting with a healthcare professional is advisable for specific skin concerns or conditions.


Here's a step-by-step guide on how to use dried calendula petals for various purposes:

Calendula Infused Oil:

  • Step 1: Place dried calendula petals in a clean glass jar.
  • Step 2: Pour a carrier oil (such as olive oil or jojoba oil) over the petals until they are fully submerged.
  • Step 3: Seal the jar tightly and place it in a sunny spot for 2-4 weeks, shaking it gently every day to infuse the oil.
  • Step 4: After the infusion period, strain the oil using a fine mesh strainer or cheesecloth into a clean container.
  • Step 5: Use the infused oil topically for moisturizing, as a massage oil, or to soothe skin irritations.

Calendula Tea:

  • Step 1: Boil water and pour it over a handful of dried calendula petals in a heatproof container.
  • Step 2: Allow the petals to steep for 10-15 minutes, covered, to extract the beneficial properties.
  • Step 3: Strain the petals and pour the tea into a cup.
  • Step 4: Optionally, add honey or lemon for flavor and enjoy the tea. It can also be used topically as a skin rinse or compress.

Calendula Bath Soak:

  • Step 1: Place a handful of dried calendula petals in a muslin bag or cloth pouch.
  • Step 2: Hang the bag under the faucet while filling the bathtub with warm water.
  • Step 3: Allow the water to infuse with the properties of the petals as you soak in the bath. It can soothe the skin and promote relaxation.

DIY Skincare Products:

  • Step 1: Incorporate dried calendula petals into homemade skincare recipes like creams, lotions, balms, or face masks for their healing and soothing properties.
  • Step 2: Grind the petals into a fine powder for easier blending or incorporate them whole into the product.

Always ensure the quality and cleanliness of the dried calendula petals before use. Perform a patch test when using new skincare products or ingredients, especially if you have sensitive skin or allergies. If you're uncertain about using calendula for specific conditions, consult with a dermatologist or healthcare professional.

Calendula Flowers Organic Petals For Herbal Tea, Skin, Oral Health 3.52oz

SKU: HB-Calendula-Dried

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