Calendula

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How does Calendula work?

It is thought that the chemicals in calendula help new tissue to grow in wounds and decrease swelling in the mouth and throat.

Are there safety concerns?

Calendula seems to be safe for most people.

Calendula can cause an allergic reaction in individuals allergic to ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, daisies, and many other herbs.

Do not take calendula if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You are allergic to ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, or daisies.
  • You are scheduled for surgery in the next two weeks. Calendula might cause excessive sedation if combined with medications used during and after surgery.

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