Calendula oil is fantastic for your skin and easy to make in a single day with this tutorial!
I remember the first time I learned about calendula. I was working at a historic site and doing research for a program on historic herbal remedies when I came across information about “pot marigold.”
I was really bummed when I realized that calendula, also called pot marigold or English marigold, is not the same thing as the marigolds that are popular for planting next to your tomatoes or in window boxes! We had some of these marigolds growing in the garden, but not calendula.
Luckily, even if you don’t have calendula growing at home, it’s very easy to find dried calendula and make your own calendula oil. Today I’m sharing an easy calendula oil recipe and suggestions for how to use calendula oil.[continue reading…]