Calendula application

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

Calendula officinalis (marigold) - quite undemanding plant from the aster family.

Refers to annuals: stems erect, branched;Leaves are alternate, oblong;inflorescence - a basket (single), ligulate flowers are quite large, there is a dressing varieties, orange and yellow in different shades, have a specific smell;blooms from June until frost;fruit - achene.

Moisture Requirements: fairly water-loving, while moderate drought resistant;irrigation stimulate growth of side shoots of flowering.

to heat and light requirements: cold-resistant, photophilous plant.

to soil requirements: prefers neutral, well-drained soil, but generally undemanding.

Reproduction: seeds, often gives self-seeding.

Features: not only highly resistant to pests, but can serve as a natural defense against them for a number of plants planted.

Use: beds;for cutting and as a medicinal plant.
Harvesting and storage: inflorescences harvested all summer as the opening of at least half of the ray flowers at nemahrovyh var

ieties.The break between baskets fees may be 2-5 days.Raw materials are dried immediately in the attic or under a canopy, laying a thin layer, and often inverted.Air drying time 5-7 days .In dryer temperature should not exceed 40-46 "C. The drying is complete when the basket disintegrate with gentle finger pressure. Store in a tin container 1 year.

Industrial products

The industry produces a wide variety of forms of drugs calendula .

Method of issuance:. film-coated tablets, oral solution, local and external use, ointment, cake

Pharmacological action:

preparations of calendula have anti-inflammatory and wound-healing effect both when used topically, and when administered bactericidal properties.towards staphylococci and streptococci expressed slightly. The amount of flavonoids, carotenoids and organic acid provides anti-inflammatory and kapillyaroukreplyayuschim effects of drugs enhances metabolic liver function (improved composition of bile, decreases bilirubin and cholesterol concentration) increases the secretory and excretory functions, stimulates repair processes gastro-kishechnogo tract.


burns, sores, cuts, anal fissures;pharyngitis, tonsillitis;inflammatory diseases of the mouth (gingivitis, pyorrhea, inflammatory-dystrophic form of periodontal disease) and upper respiratory tract;in a combination therapy of gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer, gastritis, diseases of the gallbladder and biliary tract.


Inside appoint 20 drops of tincture or 1-2 tablets 3 times a day after meals.To rinse 3-5 times a day -. 1 tsp.tincture in 1 cup of water or infusion made from the preform 1 to 1 cup of water.

externally in an ointment used with occlusive bandage or without it.

Side effects:

When you receive drugs from calendula possible allergic reactions.When ingestion possible feeling of bitterness in the mouth, burning sensation in the stomach, abdominal pain.


hypersensitivity to the drug calendula.


At a stomach ulcer and gastritis with acidity preparations calendula appoint together with antispasmodics and antacids.

Calendula tincture

Pharmacy drug - tincture of calendula - is used inside 20 drops 2-3 times a day for the following diseases:

gastrointestinal disease, headache, hypertension, cardiac arrhythmia, insomnia, shortness of breath, rickets,cancers.

tincture is also used as a choleretic agent and to raise the general tone of the body.Calendula tincture quickly eliminate inflammation, pus in wounds and ulcerous processes and dramatically accelerates tissue regeneration and wound healing.

Externally applied as a lotion and lubrication of wounds, ulcers, burns, acne, scratches, cuts.

Gives good results in diseases of the mouth, throat (tincture diluted with water).

When diseases of the eye (barley, blepharitis, conjunctivitis) can make lotions and rubbing.For these purposes, the tincture is diluted with water 1:10.

worked well this drug in gynecological practice, especially in diseases such as cervical erosion.

alcohol-oil extracts of calendula

very effective antimicrobial effect is alcohol-oil extraction from fresh marigold flower clusters.Disinfecting properties of alcohol-oil extracts much higher (about 10 times) than broth flowers.Therefore, skin diseases alcohol-oil extracts frequently used than preparations made from dried material.

ointment with calendula tincture

commercially available "Calendula" tincture of marigold ointment is used topically for the lubrication for cuts, burns, etc.In dermatology is used for treating diaper rash and cracks.

ointment composition: 100 g of ointment contain 10 g of tincture of calendula and 100 g of petroleum jelly.

Pharmacological properties: the active anti-inflammatory agent.

Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to the drug.

Dosage and administration: ointment applied thinly to the affected areas of skin 1-2 times a day.

Side effects: Allergic reactions are possible when you are hypersensitive to the drug.

Ointment with homeopathic calendula tincture

yellowish ointment.Used as an anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial agent.

Ingredients: calendula tincture, petroleum jelly.

Indications: the drug is used in dermatology for the treatment of diaper rash, cracks.

Dosage and administration: ointment applied thinly to the affected areas of skin 1-2 times a day.

course of treatment is 1-2 weeks.

Shelf life: 1 year.

rectal suppositories with calendula tincture

Homeopathic suppositories with calendula tincture - it preparations light yellow color, has a strong anti-inflammatory properties.

Composition: 1 suppository contains 0.057 g of tincture of calendula.

Indications: the drug is applicable to both anti-inflammatory agent for hemorrhoids.

Dosage and administration: suppositories are used rectally 1 suppository 1 time per day.After the introduction of a candle need to stay patient and the bed for 30-40 minutes.

The duration of treatment depends on the nature and severity of the disease.

Shelf life: 2 years.


Oil "FITOCA" - a multi-component agent is an oil extract of several species of medicinal plants.

Composition: uliginose, Leonurus, yarrow, celandine, thyme, oregano, St. John's wort, sage, calendula, rose, coriander, caraway, horse chestnut, pine buds.Also includes: peppermint oil, fir, fennel or dill.

«FITOCA" - a clear liquid Zelenova a yellow color with a specific smell.

Pharmacological properties: the drug has anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antibacterial and wound-healing effect.Increases resistance of the skin and mucous membranes to adverse environmental factors.Promotes the regeneration of the epithelium, it restores the natural skin turgor.

Indications: traumatic injuries (contusions, bruises, sprains, etc.).

to use: a thin layer of oil is applied to the lesion and lightly rubbed into the skin The procedure is repeated 3-4 times a day.For the prevention and treatment of acute respiratory diseases oiled nasal mucosa or administered as inhalation (5 drops of oil per 10 ml water) once a day.

Contraindications: idiosyncrasy.

Ointment should be stored in a dark place.For prolonged storage may precipitate.

Ointment without prescription.

Shelf life: 2 years.

How to make money with calendula home

most often from vegetable raw materials at home preparing infusions and decoctions, sometimes t. N."Napary" and oil extracts of medicinal substances.Medicinal raw materials - marigold blossoms - harvested throughout the summer - to the extent disclosure is not less than half of ray flowers at nemahrovyh varieties.Between taxes in one area make a break of 3-5 days.Raw immediately laid out to dry in the attic or under a canopy with a thin layer, from time to time it is necessary to stir.If a dryer is used, the temperature in it should not exceed 40-45 ° C.The process is considered complete when the baskets fall under finger pressure.Store medical raw materials in a tin container during the year.

Dosage form: To prepare 2 tablespoons.l.raw pour 1 cup boiling water, heated in a water bath for 15 minutes and filter.Drink for 5-6 meals throughout the day.Combined with camomile drugs, St. John's wort, knotweed, wild chicory, Helichrysum, buckthorn bark, calendula increases bile secretion.

To prepare a decoction of herbs mixed in equal parts, 20 g of a mixture overnight pour 3 cups of cold water in the morning boil for 5 minutes, insist 30 minutes and strain.Drink for 5-6 meals throughout the day.In gynecological practice is used in cervical erosion and obesity (1 ch. L. Pharmacy tincture form diluted in 1 glass of water and used for irrigation).

applied for thrush in children, with angina as a rinse (1 ch. L. Of tincture in 1 cup of water every 1.5-2 hours).When parodontosis also rinse their mouths and produce finger massage the gums morning and evening.It can be used inside as a choleretic agent (for 10 to 20 drops of the tincture 3 times a day).


Take 20 g of calendula 100 ml of 70-degree alcohol, insist 2 weeks.Filtered.Take 20-30 drops 3 times a day.

Or 2 tablespoons chopped dried calendula flowers pour 100 ml of 70% alcohol, infused for 10 days, filtered through sterile cotton wool.Store in a dark place.

When receiving infusions noted the disappearance of headaches, improved sleep and increased efficiency.Accepted for hypertension (Course 3 weeks or more), gastro-intestinal diseases, ulcer, with rickets, cancer, insomnia, cardiac arrhythmia, with shortness of breath, as a choleretic agent, to strengthen general health.

Calendula tincture quickly eliminate inflammation and purulent inflammation and discharge in wounds and ulcerous processes and dramatically accelerates tissue regeneration and wound healing, as well as sarcoma.

Externally applied as a lotion and lubrication of wounds, ulcers, burns, acne, scratches, cuts.It gives good results in diseases of the mouth and throat (gargle) (diluted with water).When diseases of the eye (barley, blepharitis, conjunctivitis) - lotions, washing.For these purposes, the tincture is diluted with water 1:10.

Good results are obtained by using tinctures of calendula and gynecology (ulcers, erosion of the cervix and belyah).Dilute with water 1:10... To make compresses, douching, etc.

Infusion of flowers Infusion

marigold flowers are prepared in the usual way: '20 (2 tablespoons) of raw material is placed in an enamel bowl, pour 200 ml (cup) of hot boiled water, close lid and heatedwater bath for 15 minutes.Cool at room temperature for 45 minutes, strain.The remaining raw materials squeeze in infusion add boiled water, bringing it to its original volume - 200 ml.Insist stored in a cool place no more than 2 days.

Administered orally 1-2 tablespoons 3-4 times a day, as well as for inhalations, gargles, lotions, washes.

Wanted: 15 g of calendula flowers, 15 g of fruits of fennel, 15 g of flowers of cornflower blue, 200ml piva..Sposob cooking.1 tbsp.l.collection pour a glass of hot beer, brew for 1 hour and drain.

application method.Take 1/4 cup 3-4 times a day after myocardial infarction.

Required: 2 tbsp.l.inflorescences calendula, 1 ch. l.celandine leaves, 1 liter of hot beer.

Method.Herbs brew hot beer, leave for 1 hour, then strain.

application method.Take 2 times a day for 1/2 cup.


Broth Broth is prepared in the same manner as an infusion, but the mixture was kept in a water bath for 30 minutes and cooled at room temperature for 10 minutes.


2 tablespoons raw pour a glass of boiled water, in the heat 20-30 minutes, strain.Inside take 1/2 cup 3-4 times a day.Preparation

oil extract

crushed dried flowers is poured 70% ethyl alcohol in a ratio of 1: 3 to 1.2 days, then added olive oil or corn oil (1 part alcohol solution to 7 parts of oil) and kept 7 hours.The extract is then filtered and drained.The drug is applied topically for the lubrication for various injuries and skin inflammation and mucous.

even easier to cook at home the oil from marigold.Floral baskets stuffed tight glass jar, pour the brim refined vegetable oil and insist 2-3 weeks.This tool is effective in many serious diseases and skin injuries, including burns, trophic ulcers.They lubricate the affected area 2-3 times a day.

colored baskets 1g per 100 ml of olive oil.Infuse 20 to 25 days.Applied to wounds and injuries to prevent scarring.

Medicinal properties of marigold

plant is used as a means of: anti-inflammatory, wound healing, antibacterial, antispasmodic, choleretic, dermatotonicheskoe, analgesic, antipruritic.

Calendula treats

  • Allergies
  • Angina
  • Arrhythmia
  • heart Arthritis
  • bronchial asthma
  • Apthae
  • ophthalmia
  • liver inflammation
  • kidney inflammation
  • Gastritis
  • hypertensive disease
  • Dizziness
  • Dermatomycoses
  • Jaundice
  • zolotuhe
  • Colitis
  • Malaria
  • Thrush
  • Runny nose (rhinitis)
  • Tumors
  • Periodontal
  • rush of blood to the head
  • Rickets
  • Rheumatism
  • Stomatitis
  • toxicosis (intoxication)
  • Increasespleen
  • Acne
  • Bruises
  • Cholecystitis
  • peptic ulcer
  • Barley

The dental practice uses calendula with periodontitis, bleeding gums and thrush in children.When proctitis and paraproctitis drug is used in the form of micro-enemas.In combination with sulfonamides and angibiotikami marigolds successfully used to treat angina.

Particularly effective action of preparations of calendula have gastritis, gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcers, colitis, enterocolitis, liver and gall bladder.Marigold is used to combat diarrhea and catarrh.

Calendula acts as a diuretic, providing the urinary excretion of toxins, making it an indispensable tool for healing arthritis and gout.

calendula is often used as an antiseptic healing medicine, and as a means of first aid - in tinctures or just stretch your flowers.

astringent properties Calendula allow you to stop bleeding, to accelerate the healing of wounds, fight infection, inflammation and swelling.

Then our story will be about how to treat the disease with the help of calendula.We give prescriptions and medical fees, a part of which is a plant included.

Diseases of the ear, nose and throat

angina and chronic tonsillitis

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