Ingredients: Rice Bran Oil infused with Calendula Flowers, Water, Coconut Oil, Lard, Lye, Grapeseed Oil, Castor Oil, Calendula Petals
This bar is infused with Calendula Flowers that are grown here on Golden-Aire Farm and locally sourced when possible.
Calendula (Calendula officinalis) or Pot Marigold, that belongs to the Compositae Family. It is native to Southern Europe, and produces large yello or orange flowers. The flowers are the part of this wonderful herb that has traditionally been used medicinally and studied in great detail. The plant is used in the form of infustions, tinctures, liquid extracts, creams or ointments or in many over the counter skin and hair care products around the world.
- Wound Healing Activity
- Analgesic properties
- Triterpenoids - are clained to be the most important anti-inflammatory and antiedematous components on the planet
- Calendula contains saponins, micronutrients, flavonids and polysaccharides - which all may contripbute to the antiedematous, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and would healing effects of this amazing plant.
- The polysaccharids in Calendula also contribute and demonstrate bioadhesive or mucilaginous effects to not only demonstrate decreased inflammation by shielding tissues from irritants - but also facilitating tissue hydrations.
The FDA has not approved the above statements - but several research studies have begun the pain staking research needed to prove these facts. woundsresearch.com
Cautions - and possible Contraindictions: There are no reported contraindications with uthe use of Calendula officinalis - but . . . anyone with known sensitivity to other species in the Compositae family : Ragweed, Chrysanthemum, and Daisy should avoid using Calendula.