Calendula (Calendula officinalis). Common Names: Gold-bloom, Marigold, Marybud, Pot Marigold.
Organic. Kosher. From Egypt. Used topically as insect repellent, sunblock, to ease wounds, rashes, infection, earaches, & inflammation. Has flavenoids and antioxidants that help with a wide range of health concerns. Promotes healthy digestion & gallbladder health. Antibacterial, antiviral, antimicrobial.
Energetically: Warming, drying, soothing demulcent.
Taste: Bitter (mild).
Ancients used this for protection, lucid dreaming, & blessings.
Warning: Can induce menstrual cycle. Do not ingest while pregnant.
Directions: Barely boil 8 oz. water, add 1 or 2 teaspoons of the loose herbs (you can use a tea ball, french press, or other way to strain herbs or leave them in the tea for a super strong brew), steep 10 to 15 minutes. Sweeten with a natural sweetener if desired.
Nurture yourself with 1 to 3 cups a day.
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