Calendula has antispasmodic properties, for this reason it can be used to treat palpitations, insomnia, and stress. In addition to this calendula has also diuretic, laxative and detox properties and protects the liver. This plant is also useful to regulate menstruation. For external use calendula has cicatrizing properties and can be applied in case of wounds, burns of the skin, skin irritations, acne, corn and calluses, wounds in the nose, it can also reduce varicose veins and phlebitis, ulcers. You can use calendula also in case of foot fungus.
Prepare a herbal tea with calendula by boiling a cup of water, removing it from heat and leaving to brew one teaspoon full of calendula in this water for 5 minutes.
In case of wounds, fungus, ulcers of the skin, varicose veins, phlebitis, grind 4 handfuls of fresh calendula leaves and mix them in 500 gr of melted butter, cook butter and calendula for a short time, then remove from heat and leave the compound for a day. The next day heat the cream a little, filter it with a gauze and put the obtained oil in clean jars. When the cream is cold, put the jars in the fridge, the calendula cream will be conserved for months.
Decoction for external use
Boil ½ handful of fresh or dry leaves of calendula in one liter of water for a few minutes. Strain and apply on corn and calluses or warts.