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Calendula: A Leading Ingredient for Skin Soothing

Calendula flowers next to tiny vile of its oil

Calendula officinalis is a flower originally from Europe, but is now widely distributed across North America, the Balkans, India, and other provinces. This resilient flower thrives in various climates and soil types, making it a popular choice to cultivate in temperate regions around the world. Typically reaching heights of 30 to 60 cm, it boasts numerous stems and a tough constitution. The name ‘Calendula’ comes from the Latin word ‘calends’, which refers to the first of every month.  

Calendula flowers

This vibrant orange flower has a long history of use in traditional medicine. Its dried petals are used to make ointments and washes for various skin problems, including skin inflammation, open wounds, mild infections, scrapes, bruises, razor burns and wind burns. Many studies have highlighted Calendula’s effectiveness in treating burns, stimulating new tissue formation by enhancing blood and oxygen delivery to the wound site, and encouraging collagen development for calm, hydrated skin.  


  • Soothe and soften the skin

  • Prevent rashes

  • Regenerate the skin

  • Reduce inflammation

  • Quickly heal burns, bruises and cuts

  • Reduce appearance of scars

  • And more benefits!


little girl holding LEMYKA's Hydrating Cream

Due to all these beneficial properties and its softening and healing effects, Calendula is a great choice for soothing a baby's delicate skin if it is dealing with irritation. That is why LEMYKA includes this ingredient in many of our products. One of these products is our Hydrating Cream, a staple for babies that experience eczema. It provides a 3-in-1 solution, acting as a skin barrier, moisturizer, and itch relief cream. It is completely safe to use for all ages, and packed with nature’s best ingredients such as calendula, aloe vera, and sunflower oils. Like all of LEMYKA’s products, this cream is made of natural ingredients, and is steroid-free, fragrance-free, cruelty-free, paraben-free, petrochemical-free and vegan. 



LEMYKA is dedicated to helping you and your little ones combat your skin conditions effectively. Our products are designed to help reduce symptoms and offer relief!




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