Calendula

Calendula Tea

Greenhouse Classroom Ingredients:

  • Calendula

Additional Ingredients:

  • Water 

Instructions: 

  1. Peal calendula petals and allow them to dry
  2. Add 1-2 tablespoons of the dried calendula petals to a mug
  3. Bring water to a boil
  4. Pour ~8oz of boiling water into the mug
  5. Cover the mug and steep for 10-15 minutes – enjoy!

Inspired by: https://thefreerangelife.com/calendula-guide/


Nutrition facts:

  • Calendula flowers have petals that serve as a source of vitamin C to help strengthen the immune system. 
  • Calendula also has vitamin A to help with vision, immunity, fertility, and growth.
  • Has antioxidants (flavonoids and carotenoids). Used in homeopathic medicine for a variety of conditions including lowering inflammation.
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Calendula

Location of origin:

  • Southern Europe