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12 Healthy Ways to Use Calendula

Calendula or pot marigold is a flowering plant that can be used in many herbal recipes. People often get the extract from the leaves and flowers to enjoy its health benefits. It is also available in tinctures, ointments, and oils. Despite the bitter taste, the plant is a traditional remedy in fold medicine thanks to many therapeutic properties. Here are 12 healthy ways to use calendula.

Clean Mouth

Calendula can be used as an ingredient in many mouthwash products. It contains a lot of antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties that can protect your dental health. Studies have shown that those people who clean their mouths with a calendula mouthwash regularly can prevent or treat gingivitis. This is a common oral disease that inflames the gums. Also, the plant is able to reduce the number of microorganisms or bacteria based on suture materials, which can be used for tooth extraction. [1]