Calendula ointment is a very useful homeopathy remedy to have in every house. It is very simple to use and you don’t need to know much about homeopathy to use it. It is known for its healing qualities in the event of cuts or abrasions. Very useful to have if there are playful kids at home who are tend to get injures every once a while. Calendula acts both as an antiseptic and healing agent. It also controls bleeding from wounds. It works well on sprained muscles or bruises; its anti-inflammatory action helps lessen swelling from injury.
Calendula ointment is available in all Homeopathy medical shops. Gently apply the ointment externally on the cut of wounded area and you will be surprised to see how fast the wind heals. In my experience, the word dries up almost within a day. I always keep a tube of calendula at home or during my vacation travel in my first aid kit.
A little bit of background about the origin, uses and history of Calendula. Calendula ointment is made from the extracts of the common “Marigold” flower which is known to have good herbal properties.
Calendula species have been used traditionally as culinary and medicinal herbs. The petals are edible and can be used fresh in salads or dried and used to color cheese or as a replacement for saffron. A yellow dye has been extracted from the flowers.
Romans and Greeks used the golden calendula in many rituals and ceremonies, sometimes wearing crowns or garlands made from the flowers. One of its nicknames is “Mary’s Gold,” referring to the flowers’ use in early Catholic events in some countries. Calendula flowers are sacred flowers in India and have been used to decorate the statues of Hindu deities since early times.
Add Calendula ointment, a wonderful healing remedy to your medicine kit and it will come to your rescue for sure.