Calendula Officinalis Ledmar is Medication used in phytotherapy (medicinal therapy with plants), mainly in internal inflammatory processes; In the same way, it has analgesic, antiseptic, bactericidal, antioxidant, healing, fungicidal, emmenagogue, antispasmodic, and antiviral qualities, among others; those that make possible its use in various disorders, diseases and conditions of the organism. Following all the properties of this medicine, it can give many benefits, among which the following can be mentioned:
Calendula officinalis has outstanding and recognized anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects. It is indicated to relieve and avoid muscle pain (arms, neck, shoulders, spine, among others); As well as, it is used to treat sprains, sprains, tendonitis (inflammation of a tendon), bursitis (inflammation around joints), and other rheumatic syndromes.
Similarly, it is recommended to relieve pain caused by gout attacks; which is a type of arthritis, characterized by inflammation, severe pain, excessive tenderness and redness of the joints.
It is used as a gynecological medicine, due to its antispasmodic power (reduces spasms and contractions), antihemorrhagic (prevents and controls the involuntary expulsion of blood), emmenagogue (stimulates blood flow in the uterus and other female reproductive organs).
In this sense, it is recommended to reduce spasms and cramps caused by menstruation; In turn, it works in the treatment of menstrual disorders, such as: amenorrhea (lack of menstruation for a minimum of six months), dysmenorrhea (painful menstruation) and metrorrhagia (vaginal bleeding that is not associated with menstruation).
It is used in the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders, such as flatulence, indigestion, gastritis, vomiting, stomach aches, and other conditions of the digestive tract. It also helps stimulate bile (choleretic effect), a substance that participates in the food digestion process; with which, it improves the excretion of waste from the intestine, optimizing the absorption of nutrients from food.
Powerful anti-inflammatory, in addition to providing other health benefits; however, its administration should be done with caution and, if possible, under the authorization and supervision of a specialist.
NOT SUITABLE FOR PEOPLE WITH DIABETES, HYPERTENSION, PREGNANT, BREASTFEEDING
On the other hand, due to the possible sedative effects of Calendula Officinalis, it is not recommended that it be consumed by people who are going to drive or use some type of dangerous machinery, since it can cause drowsiness.
Finally, it is not advisable to consume it before any surgery, mainly due to the sedative effects that its components can cause.
Calendula Officinalis is a natural over-the-counter medicine, in other words, non-prescription to buy in pharmacies and health food stores. However, it is recommended to consult a doctor for the consumption of this medicine.
The recommended dose for adults and children over 15 years of age is one 300 mg capsule every 8 hours.
The administration of Calendula Officinalis is basically contraindicated in patients who have the following conditions:
Proven hypersensitivity (allergy) to the components (calendula officinalis) or to the excipient, pregnancy or suspicion of its existence. Diluted intake is not recommended during lactation.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.*