Calendula Skin Care

Amanda Ursell “Edo ergo sum” (I eat, therefore I am), said Hippocrates in the 5th century BC while practising medicine and living on the Greek island of Kos. When it comes to what we put into our bodies, this ancient notion that eating healthily affects the core of our day-to-day existence is now well accepted. […]

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Calendula, aloe, tea tree for Dry Skin

Aloe Vera: Aloe vera is soothing, healing, and moisturizing. It also helps to remove dead skin cells. Apply aloe vera gel topically on affected areas. Calendula and comfrey have skin-softening properties. They can be used in a facial sauna or to make herbal or floral waters. Comfrey also reduces redness and soothes irritated skin. Add […]

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Herb of the year learning

Sussex House member Angela Giuliano shows some of the thousands of calendula flower petals her group used to make a healing calendula salve. NEWTON — Located on the Newton Memorial campus, Sussex House is a psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery program for adults experiencing psychiatric illnesses that have interfered with their lives in some way. The […]

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