Calendula (Marigold), Organic Dried Herbs, Herbalism, Meditation, Botanicals, Herbal Teas, Aromatherapy
Calendula petals are the brightly colored, edible petals of the calendula plant, also known as pot marigold (Calendula officinalis). These petals have been used for their medicinal properties for centuries and...
Calendula petals are the brightly colored, edible petals of the calendula plant, also known as pot marigold (Calendula officinalis). These petals have been used for their medicinal properties for centuries and are still popular today in herbal remedies, skincare products, and culinary applications.
Calendula petals are typically bright orange or yellow in color, but they can also be found in shades of pink or white. They have a slightly bitter and earthy flavor and a slightly sticky texture. The petals are rich in flavonoids and carotenoids, which are powerful antioxidants that help to protect the body against oxidative stress and inflammation.
In traditional medicine, calendula petals have been used to treat a variety of ailments, including skin irritations, menstrual cramps, digestive issues, and infections. Calendula petals are also commonly used in skincare products, as they are believed to have anti-inflammatory and soothing properties that can help to reduce redness, irritation, and inflammation in the skin.
In culinary applications, calendula petals are often used as a natural food coloring or to add a touch of color and flavor to dishes. They can be added to salads, soups, stews, and baked goods, or used to make tea or infusions.
Overall, calendula petals are a versatile and beneficial ingredient that can be used in a variety of ways to promote health and wellness.
Magical Uses: Sun Energy, Healing, Strength, Love, Marriage, Stability, Legal Matters, Dreamwork, Spiritual Growth
Elemental Correspondences: Fire
Planetary Correspondences: Sun
Zodiac Correspondences: Leo
Deity Associations: Xochiquetzal, Ra, Cernunnos, Helios, Lakshmi, Vishnu
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