Other FormsCalendula Officinalis
Homeopathic remedies are a popular form of alternative medicine. The single remedies are all meant to help the body through a variety of ailments. Calendula is often used for skin ailments and for anti-inflammatory effects. It is used for cuts, abraision, and burns as well as bacterial infections. Calendula also helps insect stings, bruises, and sores/ulcers of the mouth, throat or skin. It also helps with varicose veins and hemorrhoids.