If you pay attention to labels, may notice calendula as a key ingredient in many natural skin care products. With its strong anti-inflammatory properties and ability to soothe dozens of skin ailments, calendula is a choice ingredient for personal wellness and natural beauty recipes. Calendula has been used by herbalists, homesteaders, and natural healers for centuries. It can be used both internally or externally to support the immune system, heal skin and infections. Calendula works by promoting cell repair and growth, coupled with its natural antiseptic, anti-fungal, and anti-inflammatory properties. It is gentle in its work. Unlike some natural remedies, you don’t need to worry about overdoing calendula.