Calendula is a plant that is considered as a very effective remedy for the treatment, care and beauty of the skin because of its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. This plant is effective in the treatment of eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis or for burns and insect stings.
Homemade cream recipe
You will need:
- 1 cup of carrier oil such as olive oil, jojoba oil or grape seed oil.
- A bunch of dried marigold flowers
- 30 grams of beeswax.
- 1 cup of water at room temperature.
- Of 10 to 20 drops of essential oils of your choice.
The first thing to do is an infusion of marigold oil, to do this put the dried marigold flowers along with a cup of carrier oil in a glass jar and close. Conserve for several weeks until you get the calendula oil.
After that time, strain the flowers and transfer the liquid to a clean bottle.
Once the oil is ready to be used, place several cups of water in a pot and bring to the boil to warm the maria bath a cup of marigold oil along with the beeswax.
Heat the mixture until the wax is well melted and then remove from the heat.
Mix well and add the essential oils and using the blender mix everything well while pouring the cup of water until the cream emulsifies.
Pour the cream into a capped flask and allow to settle before use.
This cream can be used for the treatment of dry skin due to the moisturizing properties of marigold.
Apply once or twice a day as a body cream or for face.
This cream helps to fight acne as well as acts as a cleanser because of its astringent action.
Calendula cream has natural restorative properties that can fight against premature aging and sagging skin.
This natural cream can be used daily on the face, to prevent wrinkles and sagging.
The antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties of marigold help to accelerate wound healing and minor cuts.
Use this ointment topically for wounds as well as for insect bites, rashes, sunburn, spider veins, varicose veins, leg ulcers and chilblains.
Massaging aching muscles and joints with a little marigold cream helps relieve pain and reduce inflammation.
This soft water-based cream is ideal for the treatment of diaper dermatitis since it is antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory.
-Marigold should not be used by pregnant or lactating women.
-Some people may be allergic to this plant so it is wise to check if you are allergic.