Every 50-year-old woman’s best friend. Reduces wrinkles and costs PLN 10

Every 50-year-old woman's best friend.  Reduces wrinkles and costs PLN 10

Are you looking for an effective cosmetic that will smooth out wrinkles, moisturize and regenerate irritated skin? You don’t have to spend a fortune on expensive creams or lotions. The solution may be a cheap ointment from the pharmacy, which also has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties and even removes discoloration. All you have to do is reach for it.

Every 50-year-old woman's best friend.  Reduces wrinkles and costs PLN 10

Marigold (Calendula officinalis) is a plant from the Asteraceae family, known mainly as an ornamental plant, but also used for medicinal and cosmetic purposes. Orange or yellow marigold petals are not only aesthetic, but also have medicinal properties and can be added to cakes or salads.

What is marigold and what are its properties?

Calendula, also known as Calendula officinalis, is valued for its numerous health and medicinal properties. It is an annual plant belonging to the Asteraceae family, originating from the Mediterranean zone, but also cultivated in Poland as an ornamental and medicinal plant. Its uses are wide, from infusions and tinctures to ointments, so calendula is used in both medicine and cosmetics.

Calendula has anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties and accelerates the healing and regeneration of the skin. Thanks to the content of active ingredients such as flavonoids, triterpene saponins, carotenoids, polysaccharides, phenolic acids, coumarins, phytosterols and mucus, calendula is used to treat many ailments.

What does calendula ointment help with?

Calendula infusion is recommended for problems with the digestive system, including gastroenteritis, inflammation of the bile ducts and liver, as well as for menstrual disorders. Calendula ointment, thanks to its soothing effect, is used for open bruises, scratches, burns, and to soothe skin inflammation.

Calendula ointment contains marigold flower extract and excipients such as white petroleum jelly or paraffin. It is used externally for various types of skin lesions, wounds, burns, as well as for facial skin care.

Thanks to its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and regenerating properties, calendula ointment can be used in the treatment of acne, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis and rosacea. It can also be used for the care of dry and irritated skin and in the wound healing process.

Calendula ointment, available in every pharmacy for less than PLN 10, has anti-inflammatory, regenerating, antibacterial and moisturizing properties. Already in the 12th century, Saint Hildegard of Bingen described calendula as a cure for poisoning, and modern research confirms its broad spectrum of action.

Use of calendula ointment and contraindications

Calendula ointment should be applied in a thin layer to the skin 2-3 times a day. It can also be used for facial skin care, especially to reduce wrinkles and discoloration.

However, you should remember about possible allergic reactions, so it is recommended to perform an allergy test before regular use of the ointment. It is also not recommended to use calendula ointment by pregnant and breastfeeding women without consulting a doctor.

Calendula is a natural solution for your skin. Thanks to its healing and regenerating properties, it can be an effective support in daily care. Reach for calendula ointment and enjoy healthy and beautiful skin today.