calendula is magic for any kind of skin issues, like serious magic. not only does it brighten skin tone the resin in the flower is antimicrobial making it a potent plant for skin infections, helping to speed up wound healing. calendula contains high amounts of carotene, minerals and salicylic acid which is why it used for a radiant complexion in many beauty products today and throughout the history of humanity.
| 125ml skin oil (coconut, jojoba, rosehip, marula, argan - mix em or pick a fav) | 1 cup dried calendula flowers | add oil and flowers to a small saucepan, heat on low while stirring occasionally to ensure materials are not burning, continue for several hours. another method is to add the flowers and oil to a sealed jar, shaking every few days for 4 weeks. both need to be stored in a glass jar in a cool, dark cupboard.