||Calendula contains salicylic acid, calenduline and saponine. The extract of leaves and flowers has a cleansing, disinfecting and healing effect when used externally. It can also be used as an antiseptic.|
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Unless otherwise directed,
Add two 5 mL medicine measures (teaspoonsful) to 500 mL water. For a mouthwash add 1/2 5 mL medicine measure (teaspoonful) to 1/2 glass water and rinse mouth thoroughly several times.
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||Useful as an antiseptic and mouthwash.|
If not diluted according to the directions it may cause stinging. It is the remedy of first choice for cleaning open wounds. If the wound is relatively deep, then apply Vulnodoron Ointment (Weleda) after cleansing with Calendula Lotion. If the wound is more superficial, clean with Calendula Lotion (Weleda) and then apply Calendula 10% Ointment (Weleda) with the dressing.