Calendula (Calendula Officinalis) is a mild yet powerful herb. Astringent, antiseptic, anti~fungal, anti~inflammatory & healing to wounds, it has been applied externally for a wide range of skin problems & inflammations for centuries. It has been used for dressing wounds & sores, soothing insect bites & stings, soothing rashes, mouth ulcers, gum disease & any problem involving dry skin, eczema, scalds or sunburn! It is easy to grow this bright orange beauty from seed and it adapts well to a wide variety of soils & climate. It is so useful for skin care, and added to nearly all of the products I create!