Calendula

(rINN)

💊 Chemical information

Caléndula; Calendulae Anthodium; Calendulae flos; Gold-bloom; Kehäkukka; Körömvirág; Koszyczek nagietka; Marigold; Marybud; Medetku ci.

Pharmacopoeias.

In Eur..

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Calendula Flower). It consists of the whole or cut, dried, and fully opened flowers which have been detached from the receptacle of the cultivated, double-flowered varieties of Calendula officinalis. It contains not less than 0.4% of flavonoids, calculated as hyperoside (C 21 H 20 O 12 = 464.4) calculated with reference to the dried drug. Protect from light.

💊 Profile

Calendula has antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and astringent properties. It is used in external preparations for minor skin disorders, and also internally for gastrointestinal and menstrual disorders. Calendula is also included in numerous herbal preparations to improve their appearance. Calendula oil is also used.

Homoeopathy.

Calendula has been used in homoeopathic medicines under the following names: Calendula officinalis; Calend.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Cz.: Calendumed†; Dr Theiss Ringelblumen Salbe; Gallentee†; Mesickovy; Fr.: Calendulene; Mex.: Cicadin; Pol.: Calendulin; UK: Calendolon. Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Acnetrol; Banoftal†; Brunavera; Bushi; Controlacne; Eurocolor Post Solar; Europrotec Post Solar†; Lavandula Oligoplex; Odontobiotic†; Austral.: Eczema Relief; Galium Complex†; Nappy Rash Relief Cream; Skin Healing Cream†; Austria: The Chambard-Tee; Braz.: Calendula Concreta†; Malvatricin Natural; Chile: Homeoplasmina†; Matikomp; Cz.: Abfuhr-Heilkrautertee†; Blahungstee N†; Blasen- und Nierentee†; Cicaderma; Epilobin; Hertz- und Kreislauftee†; Homeovox; Fr.: Alkagin; Cicaderma; Cicatridine; Dioptec; Eryange†; Hemorrogel; Homeoplasmine; Ger.: Befelka-Oel; bioplant-Kamillenfluid†; Cefawell†; Nephronorm med†; Unguentum lymphaticum; Hong Kong: Calmiderm; Pregnacare; Ital.: Alkagin; Allerlux; Babygella; Decon Ovuli; Lenirose†; Nevril; Proctopure; Malaysia: Arnica Comp†; Natberry Extra; Mex.: Sanicut; Suavene; Supranettes Naturalag; Philipp.: Lactaderm; Pol.: Arcalen; Azucalen; Dyspepsin; Escalar; Mucosit; Reumosol; Sanofil; Port.: Alkagin; Cicaderma; S.Afr.: Arnica Massage Oil; Heilsalbe; Oleum Rhinale Nasal Oil; Wecesin; Spain: Banoftal; Menstrunat†; Switz.: Gel a la consoude; Keppur; Kytta Gel†; Onguent aux herbes Keller; Urinex; Wala Echinacea; Wecesin†; Ziegella; UK: Calendula Nappy Change Cream; Eucanol; Massage Balm with Calendula; USA: Nasal-Ease; Venez.: Andantol Jalea; Biomicovo†; Flucirac; Gelsem; Linfoderm; Supranettes†.
Published February 03, 2019.