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Calendula, scientifically known as Calendula officinalis, is a vibrant and beautiful flowering plant that is well-regarded for its medicinal properties. It has been used in traditional medicine for centuries, and its therapeutic benefits continue to be recognized today. Calendula possesses anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antioxidant properties, making it a versatile herb for various skin-related conditions. It is commonly used topically in the form of creams, oils, or ointments. Calendula extracts have been applied to soothe and promote the healing of minor wounds, burns, cuts, and insect bites. It is also used to alleviate skin irritations, including dermatitis, eczema, and rashes. The herb is gentle on the skin and is often used in natural skincare products. In addition to its topical applications, calendula is sometimes used internally. It has been traditionally used as a tea or herbal infusion to support digestive health and soothe gastrointestinal discomfort. It is believed to have mild detoxifying properties and may assist with soothing gastric inflammation. It's important to note that while calendula is generally considered safe for most people, some individuals may have allergies or sensitivities to the plant. It is advisable to conduct a patch test before using calendula topically and consult a healthcare professional before internal use or if you have any concerns or underlying health conditions.

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