Dried Calendula (15 gms)
15 gms is Equivalent to Approximately 12 Generously Heaped Tblsps
LATIN NAME - Calendula Officinalis
Also Known as:
- Pot Marigold
- Common Marigold
- Mary's Gold
- Scotch Marigold
- Jack on Horseback
- Mary's Goldpot
- Souvenir Yellow
Calendula can be both Woody Based Perennials or Annuals and have Orange or Yellow Daisy like Flower Heads and the Leaves can have an Elongated or Oval Shape that are Slightly Serrated.
The Name Calendula comes from the Latin "Calendulae" which means "Over the Months", which no doubt refers to the long Flowering Period that extends through the Summer into late Autumn.
Calendula likes well Drained Soils in a Sunny Place, but will tolerate Partial Shade as well.
Use Calendula when Performing Spells & Rituals for:
- Prophetic Dreams
- Remove Negative Energies
- Enhance Mental Capabilities
- Gender - Masculine
- Planet - Sun
- Element - Fire
Calendula is Strongly Associated with Solar Magic and if you hang Garlands or Wreaths of Calendula over an Entrance Door, it Prevents Negative Energy from Entering the House. Use Calendula to Consecrate and Cleanse Spaces or an Object.
As a Solar Plant Calendula is Beneficial to use to Illuminate Truth and as such can be used in Visionary Spells or Rituals.
It is said that if you Sleep with Calendula under your Pillow you will have a Lucky Dream, which can give you insight into Something Beneficial to you and will also keep Evil Spirits from Disturbing your Dreams and so Aid a Peaceful Sleep with Sweet Dreams.
Calendula is also Beneficial in Aligning and Unblocking and the Solar Plexus Chakra Located in the Abdomen.
Use the Petals as an Incense to Aid Divination or as an Infusion to Expand Mental Capabilities, or to Remove Negative Energies.
Calendula is Traditionally Believed to be Beneficial in the Treatment of :
- Digestive Problems
- Relieving Muscle Spasms
- Oleanolic Acid
- α Amyrin
- β Amyrin
- Steroids, tannin
- Amino Acids
- Essential Oils
- Volatile Oils
Calendula's main Properties are as an Anti Inflammatory Aid and for Healing and Regenerating, not only Wounds but it can also lift your Mood.
Because the Flower Petals have Anti Fungal and Antibacterial Properties, they are usefull for Relieving many Skin Conditions and can be used for many things from Nappy Rash, Athlete’s Foot, Dermatitis, Ear Infections, Ulcers, Sore Throats and much more.
Calendula helps to Increase the Blood and Oxygen Flow to Wounds and Infections which in turn helps the Body to Regenerate and Grow New Tissue.
Drinking an Infusion of Calendula Petals tea may be Beneficial to Encourage the Menstruation Cycle as well as help ease Stomach Cramps Associated with Menstruation.
Due to Calendula's Powerful Antibacterial and Antimicrobial Properties, It can help reduce the Symptoms of Gum Inflammation as well as fight against Cavities, Gingivitis and Plaque and alsoit's Astringent Properties helps to Fight Mouth Bacteria and Promote Healthy Oral Health.