WHY THIS FLOWER IS KNOWN AS THE "MOTHER OF SKIN"

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Also known as the “Mother of Skin” Calendula is a special flower that really packs a punch when it comes to skin health. Calendula oil can be used topically to soothe and heal the skin or as a herbal supplement to support the body in fighting infection, aid digestion or as an antioxidant boost! Read on to find out why this special flower is worth knowing about…

 

BENEFITS

  • Anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, anti-bacterial and antiseptic
  • Rich in antioxidants to protect the skin from free radicals
  • Supports skin healing in the case of burns, scars or cuts
  • Aids digestion and stimulates bile production in the liver
  • Rich in flavonoids to help reduce pain and muscular tension in the body

 

THE BEST WAYS TO USE CALENDULA

 

Edible Beauty No. 2 Citrus Rhapsody Radiance Tonique

 $42

$42

 

 

This spritz can be used throughout the day to refresh and calm the skin and as a toner in your skincare regime. It is rich in antioxidants and works to remove dead skin cells, soothe irritation and help repair the skin.

 

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Weleda Rose Calendula Crème

 $28.95

$28.95

 

This moisturising cream is the perfect one stop shop when it comes to dry skin or problem areas. Enriched with Calendula extract it works to calm inflammation, relieve sores, cuts and dry skin and as a fantastic moisturiser for whenever you need it.

 

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Madara Moisturising Lotion

 $28

$28

This body lotion uses Calendula and Chamomile to calm and protect the skin. It’s absorbed quickly and really moisturises the skin, so a great everyday body lotion packed with Calendula goodness!

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Edible Beauty Tea No. 4 – Golden Glow

 $17

$17

For an inner boost of Calendula, this herbal tea from Edible Beauty really packs a punch when it comes to herbs. Calendula works to promote collagen production and will boost your system with carotenoids and flavonoids to reduce any skin inflammation and to protect your system with antioxidants.

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Have you tried Calendula, beauties?