Hydrosols Calendula




Calendula INCI Calendula officinalis flower distillate Asteraceae family

Extraction: steam and hydro-distillation. Parts distilled: flowers

Calendula flower yellow


calendula close up 

Contains /Active Constituents: The calendula flowers contain: flavonoids, terpenoid esters, saponins, mucilage, polysaccharides, resin, betacarotene, carotenoids (these make the flowers orange).  The pollen contain triterpenoid esters and the carotenoids flavoxanthin and auroxanthin.         

Use: Anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, diaphoretic, diuretic, lymphatic drainage, anti-fungal, antiviral. Effective at soothing and moisturising. Especially suitable for the sensitive and irritated skin.

Best For: Acne-prone skin, soothing inflammation and irritation, especially suitable for sensitive skin. This is good for most skin-types, it is moisturising and slightly astringent. It is also anti-fungal and antiseptic with some anti-viral properties.

Specifications: PH: From 4.9-5.8 @ 25ºC Odour: A ‘green’ herby scent, slight geranium aspect. Appearance: Clear fluid

Members of the Asteraceae family can cause allergic reactions in people sensitive to wheat and daisies. Not recommended for consumption during pregnancy. For external use only.