Healing Herbs for First Aid
1.Skin dryness or chapping — Calendula oil is a great moisturizer for dry skin and for severely chapped or split skin. It helps soothe the area and reduce the pain.
2.Inflammation — It works well on sprained muscles or bruises; its anti-inflammatory action helps lessen swelling from injury. Calendula also helps naturally heal the skin from bruises, scratches, redness or itching.
3.Baby care — Calendula oil is used to relieve diaper rashes helping to reduce redness and heal the skin
4.Minor cuts and wounds — The antiseptic and antimicrobial action of the calendula oil help speed up healing of wounds and minor cuts, and also help relieve insect bites, acne and bed sores.
5.Skin issues — Eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis and other skin problems can be soothed using calendula containing skin care products, applied topically. Calendula vulnerary (healing) effect is widely known for all sorts of skin conditions.