We have just harvested our calendula from the garden and it is gorgeous! Calendula is one of our favorite floral herbs. It smells heavenly and is such a beautiful color! Calendula have been used medicinally for centuries and is especially useful in organic skincare.

Beauty Benefits:

calms chapped, irritated skin
stimulates the production of collagen
minimizes scarring

DIY Cooling Calendula After Sun Spray:

2oz Organic Aloe Vera Juice
1 tbs calendula flowers
3 drops organic chamomile essential oil
3 drops peppermint essential oil

In a small glass bowl combine calendula flowers and aloe juice.
bring the juice to a boil.
steep for 10 minutes, strain, then add essential oils.
store in a small spray bottle, preferably glass.

Calendula is found in our Purify Herbal Steam and Refine Herbal Healing Serum.


Author's Bio: 

Ashley is a licensed acupuncturist in Los Angeles. She holds a degree in International Business and Marketing from the University of Texas, she also studied in Paris at L’ecole Superieure de Commerce and at Bocconi University in Milan. Ashley practices homeopathy in Los Angeles, California, and has attended world-renown Dr. Luc DeSchepper’s Renaissance Institute of Classical Homeopathy for the past four years. She has studied the healing properties of herbs, flower essences, essential oils, light color therapy and whole foods for more than ten years. Ashley combines all these elements to instill holistic lifestyle change.