Calendula, most commonly known as marigold, has been used to soothe inflammation and other skin-related ailments since the 16th century. Noted for their vibrant yellow-to-orange hue, the edible petals are prized by chefs as an alternative to saffron.
Calendula Oil Extract is produced by low temperature maceration of fresh organic calendula petals in Organic Sunflower Oil to extract the lipid soluble components of Calendula.
Organic Calendula Oil Extract is widely recognized for its ability to support the care of wounds, burns and abrasions. The oily extract is prized for its wide range of beneficial skin care properties. The main constituents of Calendula officinalis include sterols. terpenoids, trierpenic alcohols, phenolic acids, flavonoids, including quercitin, rutin, narcissin, isorhamnetic, kaempferol and other compounds. Studies show that the extract of Calendula is highly beneficial for skin care and that care of problematic skin concerns.
Calendula Oil Extract possesses a unique array of antioxidants (flavonoids and polyphenols), making it highly beneficial within a wide range of personal care applications. The highly emollient Organic Sunflower Oil base is perfect for formulations intended to nourish soothe chapped, dry and damaged skin. Paired with its ability to support the care of wounds, Calendula Oil Extract soothes inflammation and irritation, making it ideally suited for facial and body care. The extract is particularly well suited for use within formulations intended for mature skin and is gentle enough for use in products intended for babies and children.
INCI: Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract