- Calendula tincture: for health and beauty
- For face
- From acne
Calendula tincture - a unique remedy. It is perfectly suited for use in bites, minor burns, chicken pox, measles
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, Herpes sores in your mouth, ulcers and many other states. Calendula tincture is often used as a mouthwash when sores in the mouth and to relieve itching measles and chicken pox. However, any rashes or wounds on the body of this tincture will ease the pain and itching, but also help in faster recovery.
Calendula is used in medicine, at least since the 12th century AD. It is also a common ornamental plant, which became very popular for its beauty and simplicity. This plant has a high concentration of flavonoids - antioxidants
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vegetable origin, capable of protecting cells from damage by unstable molecules called free radicals. Calendula has anti-inflammatory, antiviral and antibacterial action.
Calendula tincture is traditionally used to treat indigestion, ulcers, to relieve menstrual pain. It was found that with topical calendula tincture accelerates wound healing; This is probably due to the fact that it increases blood flow and oxygen to the affected area of the skin. It also nourishes the cells with moisture and makes the skin more elastic. Calendula tincture can be used to treat skin infections and prevention of dermatitis or inflammation of the skin in patients undergoing radiotherapy.
Calendula tincture (on alcohol) is used to treat cuts and abrasions. Calendula is known to have antiseptic properties due to the content of organic iodine. It helps to stop the bleeding, inhibits the infection and promotes granulation tissue, which helps to heal wounds and burns.
Calendula tincture should not be applied directly to the cut because of its content of alcohol, it will cause a burning pain. It is best to dilute this tincture with a little water. You can replace the tincture of calendula gel, spray or ointment Calendula.
Note: calendula acts so quickly in healing the skin, it is not recommended for the treatment of deep cuts. With deep cuts, it can tighten and heal the upper layer of the skin before the tissue beneath it is fully healed.
It is proved that calendula soothes, improves sleep
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It stimulates heart activity, lowers blood pressure and makes breathing deeper.
Calendula tincture is used both internally and externally, for quick relief of inflammation and any pain. If you apply it on the inside and externally, and it works inside and out. It is generally recommended to use a tincture of calendula topically for the treatment of insect bites and rashes, such as measles.
Tincture of calendula may be added to water or a tea drink and three times a day. One should always follow the manufacturer's instructions regarding the dosage, however, the usual dose is ten drops in a glass of water.
Tea with calendula tincture helps with gastritis, heals and relieves the symptoms of ulcers, helps in the treatment of ulcerative colitis, to heal and to relieve pain in the throat, reduce the heat and even get help relieve menstrual pain.
Calendula has germicidal properties, effective against various infections, including staphylococcus and streptococcus. It is recommended for the treatment of diseases of the heart, liver, biliary tract, stomach ulcers and duodenal ulcers, gastritis, high blood pressure and menopausal problems.
From calendula tincture can be prepared a composition for vaginal douching with cervical erosion and gynecological infections. It can also be used for enemas for inflammation of the rectum. To do this, dissolve one teaspoon of tincture in a glass of water.
Calendula tincture is used for oily, porous skin and skin irritations. From calendula tincture you can prepare a lotion: mix two tablespoons of alcohol tinctures of calendula in a glass of boiled water, to clean the skin lotion prepared twice a day. You can also use the tincture of calendula to prepare a mask for oily skin: take a bit of dry oatmeal, grind them, add tincture of calendula mixed to form a liquid slurry and apply on face, avoiding the eye area. Leave the mask on your face for 20-30 minutes, rinse with warm, and then rinse with cold water.
Calendula tincture Face
Proponents of alternative medicine recommends tincture of calendula to people suffering from acne. It improves the condition of the skin due to its anti-bacterial properties - tincture kills the bacteria that cause acne and pimples. Calendula tincture can also be used for other skin infections, but must first be consulted with a dermatologist.
Burns, cuts and bruises
Liqueurs and ointment Calendula is often used to speed up the healing of cuts, bruises and burns, and to prevent infections that may begin to develop in the damaged skin. Animal experiments showed that calendula tincture, indeed, accelerates wound healing; relevant studies in humans have not yet been carried out.
Homeopaths often recommend the use of ointments and tinctures Calendula to treat sunburn.
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children are sometimes advised to dig into the ears of calendula tincture. Studies were detected no side effects of such a method of treatment of otitis media. However, before you give your child the tincture of calendula, it is necessary to consult a doctor.
Do not apply the tincture of calendula to open wounds. Do not use the infusion, if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. During pregnancy and lactation the use of calendula tincture is not recommended.
It is expected that some of the substances contained in calendula may prevent onset of pregnancy, so couples who want to conceive a child, do not use the tincture of calendula.
Interaction of tincture of calendula and drugs is poorly understood. However, doctors do not recommend taking it in combination with sedatives, antidiabetic drugs and medicines, which are appointed with high blood pressure.