You will receive
- 1 Calendula Herb Plant in a 50 X 75mm tube - General growing instructions
All of our Herb Plants are grown organically with certified organic potting mixes and fertilizers
Botanical Name: Calendula officinalis
Calendula is an annual herb with bright orange daisy like flowers. Native to Egypt and the Mediterranean, calendulais cultivated around the world. cultivated in around the world. The orange flowers, reflections of the sun make calendula an attractive and cheerful addition to the garden.
The flower petals can be used to add colour to salads, rice dishes, soups, stir fries, stews, biscuits, and deserts. You can also use fresh leaves in salads.
An infusion or tincture of the petals taken internally will help with inflammatory problems in the digestive system, such as peptic ulcers, colitis and gastritis. Calendula is cleansing for the liver and gall bladder and can be helpful for jaundice, hepatitis and liver congestion.
Use in creams and lotions for sensitive skin, as a hair rinse to bring out gold highlights and as an eyebath for itchy tired eyes.
In the sub-tropics plant calendula from autumn through to early spring, in a warm sunny, well drained position. In colder climates plant late winter through to early summer.
All information provided on this website is for informational purposes only. Please seek professional advice before commencing any treatment.
Classes & Events
Herbs for Common Ailments - Class - Saturday 14th May 2016
Wander around the herb garden identifying and discussing some useful herbs and weeds. Helpful handy ...
Herbal Tincture Making - Class - Saturday 11th June 2016
Harvest and gather fresh herb to tincture, capture the herb while it is at its best and preserve it ...
Natural Dyeing Workshop - Saturday 23rd July 2016
ecoWotT Wendi’s love of nature has led her to a life of natural dyeing, using what is within reach...