Calendula’s many purported potential benefits include anti-inflammatory, and antiviral properties. As well, calendula is often used topically to help soothe irritated skin. Also known as marigold, calendula is a popular flower with yellow-gold blossoms, and can be seen throughout Europe and Asia. Its petals are edible, and are used to make a pungent, nurturing herbal tea. Enjoy a pleasant cup of this organic, 100% unadulterated tea, or prepare for use as a poultice.