Calendula Flower Extract
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Calendula Flower Extract

Product name: Calendula flower extract
Latin name: Calendula Officinalis L.
CAS No.:84776-23-8
Molecular Formula:C40H56O2
Molecular Weight::568.85
Used Part: Flower
Extract Solution: Ethanol & Water
Specification:10:1, or as your request
Appearance:Yellow to Dark Yellow Powder
Active Ingredient:Amino acids, proteins, vitamins

Calendula extract description

Calendula flower extract mainly refers to the flower petal extract of calendula, which has anti-aging effect. Calendula, an annual herb of Compositae, is hairy. The flowers are yellow or orange yellow. It likes to grow in a mild and cool climate, afraid of heat and cold.

Calendula main value

1. Medicinal value

Calendula has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects, especially against Staphylococcus and Streptococcus. Its antibacterial components are soluble in alcohol but not in water, and have a good effect in alkaline environments.

The saponins in calendula officinalis can reduce serum cholesterol, free fatty acids, phospholipids β- Lipoprotein, total lipids, and triglycerides also have a lowering effect on liver total lipids, cholesterol, and triglycerides.

The polysaccharide component in calendula officinalis has a strong immune stimulation effect.

Calendula flower extract has a sedative effect on the central nervous system and can reduce reflex excitability; Intravenous injection can lower blood pressure, enhance cardiac activity, increase heart rate amplitude, and slow down heart rate.

It can promote bile secretion and accelerate wound healing. In Europe, there is a custom of taking marigold flower orally to treat gastric and duodenal ulcers, gastritis, liver and gallbladder diseases, etc. If used for gastrointestinal cancer, it can alleviate poisoning symptoms, improve appetite, sleep, etc., and also can be used for patients with irregular menstruation.

2. Edible value

Calendula is suitable for single brewing or with green tea. Use a tablespoon of dried calendula petals to brew, and simmer for about 3-5 minutes. The golden tea sets off the floating golden petals, with a delicate fragrance. When consumed, it is sweet and slightly bitter, and can be flavored with honey. Drinking calendula tea when you have a cold can help reduce fever, and also cool down and lower your anger. It also has the effect of relieving convulsions and promoting digestion, making it extremely suitable for patients with digestive system ulcers. In addition, it can promote blood circulation. It can also alleviate alcoholism, so it is also beneficial for tonifying the liver. However, pregnant women should not drink marigold tea.

Calendula extract powder function  and application

1. Calendula is rich in a variety of vitamins, especially vitamin A and vitamin C, which can prevent pigmentation, improve skin luster and elasticity, slow down aging, and avoid skin relaxation and wrinkle.

2. It can promote bile secretion and accelerate wound healing.

3. The polysaccharides in Calendula officinalis have strong immune stimulating effect.