Calendula is an annual herbaceous plant that grows from 30 to 50 cm. It has similar properties to the mountain arnica, which is one of the most healing plants. The calendula is as well among the most beneficial herbs.
This herb is very beneficial in treating malignant breast tumor and ulcer. In addition, it is recommended in cancer prevention. Specialist confirm the beneficial effects of the simple ointment made of lard and calendula. This ointment is miraculous and every house should have it.
Fresh calendula juice is used in treating warts and skin rashes. Also, you can prepare a thick boiled calendula juice to treat serpiginous rash,skin crust and hard lymph nodes. Regular consumption of calendula tea cleans the blood. Drink calendula tea a week before your period starts in order to normalize it and prevent the painful symptoms. Wash your eyes with calendula tea in order to improve the vision. The herb is beneficial in treating gastric ulcers, colitis, blood in urine, varicose veins, thrombosis and improves blood circulation.
Ointment: in 250 gr of lard add two handfuls of fresh chopped calendula flowers and leaves and fry the mixture for five minutes. Let it soak during the night and the next morning warm it and strain. Use it as ointment for varicose veins. Apply the ointment two to three times a day on the affected area. Keep the ointment in the fridge.