Also indexed as:Calendula officinalis
Calendula: Main Image © Martin Wall
Botanical names:
Calendula officinalis

Side Effects

Side effects are rare with the use of calendula. Some people may experience a skin rash with topical use and should be tested to see if they are allergic to the herb.

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