From the northern Mediterranean countries, the calendula, also known as pot marigold, is a yellow flower. Not only is this flower known for its beauty but has historically been used for many other purposes. The Egyptians believed that this beautiful flower had rejuvenating properties. The flower has been used to color food, fabrics and has been used in cosmetics. More recently, this flower has been used to treat conjunctivitis, fevers, cuts, bruises, burns and has anti-inflammatory properties. Grow your own Calendula to infuse in lotions for great skin benefits or you can order Calendula from online retailers.
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