Calendula hole flower dried Organic
Calendula herbal tea is a mild, slightly bitter beverage that is known for its help fight a peptic ulcer, pastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It supports the healing of gastric and intestinal inflammation from infection or irritation through its vulnerary (wound healing), anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial actions
Tea made from the Calendula officinalis plant is often applied externally to wounds and burns, or taken internally to heal tissues of the mouth, throat, and digestive tract.
To be avoided if you are pregnant for lack of research
How to prepare:
quantity: one tablespoon per cup
temperature: 100 C
brewing time: 10 to 12 minutes
Multiple infusion: no
Food pairing: great after a heavy meal due to the digestive properties
Tip: To improve taste combine with lavender
Calendula tea can also: Help heal your skin. Rather than drank, calendula tea is usually applied directly to the skin to promote healing.
In one study, 78% of participants who treated diabetes-related foot ulcers with calendula tea showed complete healing.
Another study showed that 72% of the participants using calendula tea experienced full healing of leg ulcers, compared to fewer than a third of the control group.
Calendula is also known to have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant components, which might help to fight cancer, protect against heart disease, and ease muscle fatigue.
Provide antioxidants. Preliminary research suggests that calendula tea may offer powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. Calendula is full of carotenoids and flavonoids, which are known to help lower your risk of cancer and other diseases.
Potential Risks of Calendula Herbal tea
In some cases, calendula tea can cause mild irritation or an allergic reaction when you put it on your skin. Doctors also warn that there may be unexpected interactions when you drink calendula tea and take sedatives.
We need more research to figure out if calendula is safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. So for now, women who are either should stay away from calendula tea. If you get an allergic reaction from calendula tea, or you're pregnant or breastfeeding, depending on what you were using calendula tea for, there are a number of herbs that can give you similar benefits. Some of these include: Chamomile, Echinacea, Green Tea, Lavender