Sumerianz Journal of Medical and Healthcare

Online ISSN: 2663-421X
Print ISSN: 2706-8404

Quarterly Published (4 Issues Per Year)

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Volume 6 Issue 1 (2023)

A Review on Preparation of Calendula Oil

Authors : Sharad Kamble ; Sunita Shinde ; Sonali  Mali ; Apeksha Jadhav
Calendula officinalis (calendula), belonging to the family Asteraceae, commonly known as English Marigold or Pot marigold. It is widely cultivated & can be grown in sunny locations. It is an annual or biennial plant  attending a height of 30-60cm. It is a herb which is used in Traditional system of medicine for treating Wounds, Ulcers, scars, hair damage, Eczema, Diaper Rash, and Other Skin Conditions, it is mainly used because of its various biological activities to treat diseases as analgesic, antidiabetic ,antiulcers & antiinflammmatory it is also used for gastrointestinal diseases, gynecological problems , eye diseases, skin injuries & some cases of burns. An infusion or tincture of the flower taken internally is beneficial in the treatment of infections & diarrhea. An infusion of calendula officinalis may also be used to treat eye inflammation, boils & abscesses, eczema. This plant is reach in many pharmaceutical active ingredients like carotenoids, flavonoids, glycosides, steroids & sterols quinies, volatile oil & amino acids. Calendula oil is a powerful medicinal oil extracted from the petals of a common species of marigold. By using oil infusion, maceration method calendula oil is extracted, prepared & evaluated. In this review a detailed account of methods of preparation of calendula oil and their medicinal properties have been addressed.

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