MARIGOLD (Calendula officinalis) oily extract.
Grassy, annual plant, with orange-yellow flowers. Originally from Asia and South Europe, it was introduced in traditional medicine during the 12th century in Central Europe and the Mediterranean.
In traditional medicine it’s used for biliary and intestinal afflictions.
Chemical composition: triterpenoid saponins based on oleanolic acid derivatives glucuronosyl: carotenoids including lycopene, neolicopina A rubixantina, lutein,
Xanthophyll, violaxantine, flavoxantina, crizantemaxantina etc and some poliine; flavonoids and flavonoid glycosides: 3-ramnoglicozizi isorhamnetin, rutinozizi and quercetin derivatives; volatile oil (about 0.02%), bitter substances with undefined structure, gumirezine, mucilage, cholesterol esters of lauric acid, myristic, palmitic and margaric; vitamin C, malic acid, protein substances.
Actions: emollient, scarring, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, strengthens and regenerates the cutaneous tissue.
How to use:
– burns, ulcers, scars: applied as compressions 2-3 times a day
– soothes and strengthens the skin: applied as compressions 2-3 times a day
Ingredients/100ml: fluid marigold extract in sunflower oil (1:9) – 99.964; tocoferol.