The recipe for beauty
CHAMOMILE, LIME, MARIGOLD
Calendula can be used internally and externally. It is used in body wraps and ointments dedicated to skin prone to pimples, allergies and other problems. Orange petals are more valuable. Calendula contains saponins, caretonoids and flavonoids. With strong regenerating properties, it quickens the process of injuries healing. Saponins are proven to have anti-fungal, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties and they are used in regeneration-promoting skin products dedicated to flaking skin.
Chamomile is one of the most popular herbs used by the cosmetic industry. Commonly, chamomile inflorescence made into an extract is a strong anti-inflammatory that sooths, reduces swellings, softens the skin, improves skin color and firmness and finally it cleanses and refreshes it. Chamomile is perfect for refreshing blond hair, bringing out the natural highlights and making it blonder. Therefore, chamomile extract is a common ingredient of facial skin care products dedicated to sensitive skin prone to allergies as well as shampoos and hair conditioners.
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Anglo-Saxons considered chamomile as one of the seven sacred plants. In Ancient Egypt, chamomile has been used to treat fever and sunstroke. In the sixth century to treat the insomnia, back pain, rheumatism and indigestion. In the nineteenth century was used primarily for the treatment of childhood diseases.
By Slavs was considered a sacred tree. It was supposed to protect against lightning and evil spirits. Christians took this belief and very often hanged figurines of the Virgin Mary on that tree or built chapels under the lime trees.
In folk tradition marigold flowers are used as a barometer. If early in the morning the individual flower leaflets are equally flowered and parallel to the ground, this means that the day will be sunny with no rain.