Medicinal Herb Calendula And Its Therapeutic Benefits For Breast Cancer

Calendula For Breast Cancer Complementary TherapyBy: Breast Cancer Yoga Staff.

Calendula blossom oil is a renowned, herbalist remedy for keeping breast tissue healthy. Using a Calendula hydrosol spray or using Calendula as a massage oil is known to excel at preventing, and with patience, possibly removing adhesions and scar tissue, even keloid scars. Keloid scars are the raised, hard scars with irregular edges which can be painful. Calendula also helps with post surgical adhesions, which differ from scar tissue and keloids. are bands of scar tissue that bind together. Calendula essential oil hydrosol spray is used to treat and lessen radiation-induced pain. It can vastly improve skin damaged by radiation. Some additional ways to use Calendula include herbal oils, salves and lip balm.

Calendula Herbal Oil
This medicinal oil is simple to prepare and has so many uses. The gentle, soothing, and healing oil is perfect for cradle cap, diaper rash, chapped or chafed skin, bruises, and sore or inflamed muscles. The oil can be used alone, or incorporated into salves, massage oils, lip balms, ointments, creams, and

Calendula Salve
A soothing and healing salve. Rub into sore or inflamed muscles, apply to minor cuts, scrapes, insect bites, rashes, diaper rashes, stretch marks, chapped lips, chafed skin, bruises, and other skin irritations.

Calendula & Shea Butter Lip Balm
This nourishing lip balm is made from healing ingredients which soothe dry and chapped lips.
Calendula For Breast Cancer HealingCalendula Therapeutic Actions:

  • Circulatory specific for cleansing lymph by boosting immune resistance
  • Softens hard tumors and prevents tumors from metastasizing
  • Naturally promotes fibrin production over the surface of wounds
  • Offers emotional support
  • Lessens external bleeding, bruise or strain.
  • Aids repair from minor burns such as radiation burns
  • Helpful for insomnia
  • Dispels depression with its uplifting aromatic properties
  • Used in muscular spasms, tightness, and tension
  • Heals tissue loss from acute damage from wounds
  • Reduces irritability

Where to Find Calendula Products
If you cannot grow your own for the above uses or you prefer to purchase rather than make, consider purchasing Calendula products from Mountain Rose Herbs. Their quality and prices are unsurpassed.

Dawn Breast CancerAbout Dawn Bradford Lange: Co-founder of Breast Cancer Yoga. Dawn is making a difference with Breast Cancer Yoga therapeutic products designed to support you emotionally and physically during breast cancer . We want to give you the attention and personal service you need so please email us at if you have questions.

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  2. Homer LIM, MD says:
  3. I’d love to know what a medicinal dose/application is. With many herbs a little is nice but not medicinal…if one has breast cancer you need to make sure you’re getting enough! Thanks much for the suggestion.

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    • How to Take It
      Calendula can be applied to the skin using a 2 – 5% ointment.
      For homeopathic dosages, consult a licensed homeopath.
      Infusion: 1 tsp (5 – 10 g) dried florets in 8 oz (250 mL) water; steep 10 – 15 minutes; drink 2 – 3 cups per day
      Fluid extract (1:1 in 40% alcohol): 0.5 – 1.0 mL 3 times per day
      Tincture (1:5 in 90% alcohol): 5 – 10 drops (1 – 2 mL) 3 times per day
      Ointment: 2 – 5% calendula; apply 3 – 4 times per day as needed
      Source: Calendula | University of Maryland Medical Center
      University of Maryland Medical Center

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  4. I am happy I came across this! I just bought calendula flowers from South America on a trip, and wanted to make an oil, or toner. It’s wonderful to know that it has so many great benefits! Thanks for posting this ;o)

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