Steep 1-2 tablespoons dried calendula petals in 8 ounces boiling water for 3-4 minutes, add honey if desired, and enjoy.
Dried whole Calendula officinalis flowers.
Calendula, meaning "throughout the months", is a very lovely flower part of the daisy family that has a variety of uses.
They are native to areas throughout Europe and Asia. Calendula Flower petals have been used for centuries to treat wounds, burns, and abrasions. The dried flower can be used for tea, soap, aromatherapy as well as other medicinal and decorative uses.
Calendula also has many magical uses ranging from uses in ceremonial rituals to love rituals. The ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans used it in many of their festivals. It is also a popular flower in India to be traditionally used for decoration of Hindu statues. The flower has been so popular throughout history that Shakespeare wrote of it. Calendula can signify love and harmony in existing relationships so it's great to use in jars to keep a relationship in good standing. The petals can also be added to incense blends to create a nice scent.
****Calendula is generally considered safe for most people. However, if you are pregnant you shouldn’t use calendula, as it can trigger menstruation.****
Herbs are plants that contain healing properties and can potentially assist with a number of health problems. Some have exotic flavors and unique aromas that are used to enhance the taste and smell of your food. Consumed dried or fresh herbs are beneficial either way.
Each herb possesses unique ways of helping you to stay healthy and support your body, mind, and spirit. Herbs are used for a variety of purposes. In addition to medicines, herbs are often used for making teas, bathing, body care products, flower essences, supplements, and as fragrances.
Although certain herbs have medical science behind their use, and are even used by medical professionals in treatments. We encourage you to do your research before ingesting any herb. This is especially true if you are taking any medications, as many herbs interact with specific types of medications.
*NOTE: This product has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration to treat, cure, or prevent any disease. If you are pregnant or nursing or taking prescription medication, please consult your healthcare professional.