Calendula extract contains lutein and zeaxanthin, which was believed by the ancient Egyptians to slow down aging and revered by the Indians as the flower of the holy gods. Calendula contains the mineral phosphorus and vitamin C.
The main active ingredients are lutein (Lutein) and zeaxanthin (Zeaxanthin).
Origin of raw material
Calendula is native to southern Europe and is now cultivated worldwide. Thompson-Morgan in the UK and Danziger Flowers in Israel are known in Europe for their breeding and production of calendula.
Calendula plant is 30-60 cm tall, a biennial herb with white fuzzy hairs all over the plant. The leaves are alternate, elliptic or elliptic-obovate, entire, basal leaves are stalked, and the upper leaves clasp the stem at the base. The heads are solitary at the top of the stem, large in shape, 4-6 cm, with one round of ligulate flowers, or multiple spreading rounds, golden or orange, and tube flowers, yellow or brown. There are also cultivars with heavy petals (actually ligulate flowers in multiple layers), curly petals and green and dark purple flower centers. It flowers from December to June and blooms from March to June. Achenes, boat-shaped and claw-shaped, ripen in May-July.
Its effects are mainly in anti-aging.
Calendula contains lutein, medical experiments have proved that the natural lutein contained in the plant is an excellent performance of antioxidants, adding a certain amount of lutein in food can prevent cellular senescence and organism organ aging, but also to prevent age-related eye retinal macular degeneration caused by vision loss and blindness, through a series of medical research, carotenoids have been recommended as cancer prevention agents, life prolongation agents Through a series of medical studies, carotenoids have been suggested as cancer preventers, life prolongers, ulcer fighters, heart attack and coronary artery disease fighters.
The flowers and leaves have anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects, especially against staphylococci and streptococci. Its antibacterial components are soluble in alcohol but not in water. It is more effective in alkaline environment. Animal tests have proved that the flower extract has a sedative effect on the central nervous system and reduces reflex excitability; intravenous injection can cause a decrease in blood pressure, enhance heart activity, increase heartbeat amplitude, slow down heart rate, promote bile secretion in dogs, and accelerate wound healing. It can also be used internally to treat various inflammatory diseases and ulcers (such as gastric and duodenal ulcers, gastritis, hepatobiliary disorders, etc.). It can be used for gastrointestinal cancer to reduce the symptoms of poisoning, improve appetite, sleep, etc. It is also used for menstrual disorders. The tincture has a virucidal effect on viruses in test tubes, but did not show therapeutic effects on viral pneumonia produced in mice with A2Frunzefluvirus. The aqueous extract of the leaves has an accelerating effect on blood clotting (shortening of the prothrombin element time), but this is related to the tannin and calcium salts contained in it.
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