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Calendula - Herbal Wisdom Wednesday

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Calendula - Herbal Wisdom Wednesday

Calendula  (Calendula officinalis) is yet another extraordinary plant ally.  Not only does it grow easily, adding wonderful bursts of color to any garden, it has shown great healing & soothing properties for various skin and tissue conditions.  Read on for more about this incredible herb! Description: Calendula officinalis is native to southern Europe but has been widely cultivated throughout the northern hemisphere as well as North Africa.  It has been used medicinally and in apothecaries for centuries, hence its Latin species name "officinalis" Calendula is a bitter, cooling herb renowned for its ability to heal the skin; this herb is...

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