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If you were to walk away knowing only one thing about Calendula’s many herbal gifts, it would be that there are countless benefits of calendula flowers for the skin! It heals wounds, relieves inflammation, increases beneficial immune responses, is mildly antimicrobial, and even protects the skin from radiation damage. In this episode I’m sharing in-depth information about calendula and showing you how to make calendula oil.
Calendula improves elasticity and skin hydration. I recommend frequently using calendula creams on your skin to keep it healthy, soft, and pliable.
There is an art to making powerful herbal infused oils! There’s so many variations between dried herbs vs. fresh herbs and even which oil to use.
Herbal infused oils are one of the many herbal preparations that we teach in our herbal medicine course, Rooted Medicine Circle.
Rosalee is an herbalist and author of the bestselling book Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients Into Foods & Remedies That Heal and co-author of the bestselling book Wild Remedies: How to Forage Healing Foods and Craft Your Own Herbal Medicine. She's a registered herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild and has taught thousands of students through her online courses. Read about how Rosalee went from having a terminal illness to being a bestselling author in her full story here.