|Taken internally, Calendula is of benefit in digestive inflammation, for example, gastric or duodenal ulcers. |
As a cholagogue, Calendula helps relieve gallbladder problems and to aid the digestion generally.
As an emmenagogue, Calendula can be of benefit in the treatment of delayed menstruation and dysmenorrhoea. The hormonal influences are likely to stem from the sterol fraction.
Today Calendula is widely used in homoeopathic remedies, where it is prescribed for coughs, the common cold, fever, wounds and chronic infections.