Calendula officinalis (marigold) belongs to the Compositae family of plant remedies. It has a specific affinity toward lacerated and suppurating wounds and can be used internally and topically. Calendula is known as the homeopathic antiseptic.
It restores the vitality of an injured part, protecting from putrification and regenerating tissue back to health. It is suitable to all cases of injury where the skin is broken and helps to prevent blood poisoning.
It is an excellent remedy in tooth extractions, internal inflammations, bed sores, infected ulcers, chapped hands, burns, injury, pus, abrasions and all wounds.