Calendula Infused Oil


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What is calendula infused oil?

Calendula infused oil (calendula officinalis flower extract) is extracted from the Marigold plant and infused in sunflower oil (helianthus annuus seed oil).

Our calendula oil is around 5% calendula and 95% sunflower oil. The oil is golden yellow in colour with a neutral scent.

Calendula, is a marigold plant that can flower almost all year round in milder climates, which is why the Romans called it calendula the ‘Calendar flower'.

Origin and History

Calendula flowers are native first originated in Asia and the Mediterranean. However, it is now grown all over the world.

It was traditionally used in food and medicine. Calendula flowers were infused into oils to promote wound healing, release tension and prevent infections. It was even used by doctors during the civil war for healing wounds.

Today, calendula infused oil is used in cosmetics to promote healthy skin and some still use this for its medicinal properties.

What is calendula oil used for?

Calendula oil has a comedogenic rating between 0 and 2 so it is unlikely to clog pores. It is also suitable for most skin types including oily, acne prone skin, combination and dry skin.

Calendula infused oil has soothing properties and provides nourishing and moisturising effects for the skin. It is said to help with skin conditions like eczema, however there is not enough evidence to support this.

Calendula is a carrier oil and is used in skin care recipes that are designed to soothe irritated skin and heal minor skin damage. It can be used in cosmetics like soap, creams, lotions, ointments and balms.

Try our moisturising skin treatment recipe with calendula oil:


Organic shea butter 100g

Calendula oil 50ml

Jojoba oil 50ml 

Essential oils (optional)


  1. First melt the shea butter in the microwave or over boiling water.

  2. Mix the calendula oil and jojoba oil into the melted shea butter.

  3. Once fully combined, remove from the heat and leave to cool in the fridge.

  4. When the mixture has started to set, whisk until it is a creamy and whipped consistency.

  5. Now your skin treatment is ready to use!


What is the INCI name for calendula oil?

The INCI name for calendula infused oil is calendula officinalis flower extract (5-10%) helianthus annuus seed oil (90-95%).

Where does calendula oil originate from?

Our calendula infused oil originates from the UK.