Last Updated: June 27, 2022

10 best products with calendula.

WRITTEN BY Grove Collaborative • 15 min read

More commonly known as the marigold, the calendula is a flowering plant with many uses. Its aromatic oils are pleasant to the nostrils, while its visual appeal enhances any garden or front lawn.

Used for centuries in some cultures as a medicinal plant, the calendula has made its way into modern holistic medicine in recent decades. It has long been applied to wounds for its ability to quicken healing. Recently, calendula has seen wider use as a staple ingredient in many skincare and cosmetic products for its ability to alleviate acne and relieve skin irritation.

Enjoy the many calendula benefits from this selection of products you can find on Grove.

This list of products was determined by ratings and reviews from Grove members.

1. Weleda Diaper Cream

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Calendula, the humble pot marigold, has an exceptional calming property used in our Calendula Baby Care products. This hard-working Diaper Rash Cream is made with peaceful calendula and chamomile extracts and blend with sweet almond and sesame oil, making a rich cream for the diaper area. Skin-friendly lanolin and zinc oxide provide a barrier …

2.8 Oz
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2. Babo Botanicals Moisturizing Bubble Bath & Wash, Oatmilk & Calendula

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Babo Botanicals Moisturizing Shampoo and Wash in Oatmilk and Calendula is the key to fuss-free baths and clean, happy babies. Crafted with soothing oatmilk, chamomile, and calendula flowers, this clinically-tested two-in-one has softly scented bubbles that are gentle enough for even the most sensitive skin.

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15 oz
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3. Weleda 2 in 1 Gentle Shampoo + Body Wash

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To create a perfectly gentle wash that doesn’t disturb baby skin’s natural balance, Weleda used all of their plant knowledge. Formulated with beneficial ingredients like extract of calendula, this serene wash helps to gently lift dirt, leaving skin soft, hair easy to comb and baby’s own scent intact. Sweet almond oil makes baby’s skin feel …

6.8 Oz
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4. Weleda Nourishing Body Cream

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Brand new bodies have a lot to learn from the first day of birth

Give baby’s skin the nurturing help and support it needs, with rich, smoothing Calendula Body Cream containing sesame oil and precious extracts of calendula. Restorative, deep care for dry areas, supporting essential skin moisture. After all, Weleda has been helping baby’s skin to …

2.5 Oz
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5. Beauty by Earth Superfruits & Sea Kelp Facial Cleanser

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After a long day, your combination or oily skin needs some serious TLC. This Superfruit and Sea Kelp Face Wash treats your face right with nourishing fruit oils and extracts. Full of moisturizing aloe vera leaf juice, oil-fighting cranberry fruit extract, and antioxidant-rich pomegranate extract, this natural solution will leave your skin feeling …
4 Oz
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6. Babo Botanicals Moisturizing Shampoo & Wash, Oatmilk & Calendula - 16oz

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Babo Botanicals Moisturizing Shampoo and Wash is a comforting cleanser that moisturizes and nourishes sensitive or dry hair, scalp and skin leaving hair soft, smooth and shiny. This mild and pure plant-based formula contains a skin loving blend of active botanicals. Enriched with Oatmilk to comfort dry, itchy skin, Calendula to help soothe dry …
16 oz
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7. Naturally London Calendula Infused Healing Foot Balm with Brazilian Cupuacu Butter

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We recommend jumping feet first into using this Naturally London Calendula Infused Healing Foot Balm with Brazilian Cupuacu Butter. Why you ask? Because this foot repair cream is made with organic ingredients like Brazilian Cupuacu butter, beeswax, and Bulgarian lavender. Plus, it’s scented with 100% therapeutic-grade essential oils, and it’s 100% …

1 oz
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8. Naturally London Moisturizing Foot Polish with Calendula

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Take care of yourself at home and skip the in-person trips to the pedicurist with this Naturally London Moisturizing Foot Polish with Calendula. With the healing powers of avocado, jojoba, and vitamin E, this natural foot wash uses nature’s best ingredients to get your feet feeling and looking their best. This Naturally London Moisturizing Foot …

4 oz
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9. Weleda Skin Food Original Ultra-Rich Cream

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Skin Food is a universal moisturizer great for your face, elbows, hands, and feet. With extracts of gentle viola tricolor, calendula, and chamomile in a rich, thick base of oils and beeswax, Skin Food hydrates skin to give you a healthy-looking glow. Find out for yourself why this Weleda Skin Food Original Ultra-Rich Cream has been one of Weleda’s …

2.5 oz
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10. Weleda Skin Food Lip Butter

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Be prepared to get buttered up with compliments by everyone around you. Weleda Skin Food Lip Butter leaves lips feeling sublimely soft, especially in cold weather conditions. The formula features a rich botanical blend of sunflower seed oil, chamomile, and calendula extracts that melts into lips, leaving them feeling supple with a slight glossy …

0.27 oz
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What is calendula?

The calendula is a flowering plant native to Europe, the Mediterranean region, and the near east. It's closely related to the daisy, and is commonly referred to as the marigold. There are numerous species of calendula, but the flower most used in cosmetics and skin treatment is the Calendula officinalis, or pot marigold.

What is calendula good for?

The calendula flower isn't just good for brightening up a flower pot. The calendula officinalis is rising in popularity for holistic healing and naturopathic skin therapy. It has also become the prime ingredient in many skincare products for its ability to reduce eczema and acne — not to mention its antiseptic properties.

Calendula oil is rich in antioxidants — fighting off the free radicals that lend age to the surface of the skin — while also having strong anti-inflammatory properties. It also contains fatty acids that help the skin retain moisture, making it an ideal ingredient for facial creams and moisturizers.

Is calendula toxic to humans?

Both the calendula flower and calendula oil are non-toxic and safe for consumption, as well as topical application. It's been ingested safely for centuries as a medicine to ease many ailments. The flower can be used as a coloring agent for food, much the way saffron is — so no need to worry if it's an ingredient in your natural supplement.

If you're pregnant, however, seek the advice of a physician before ingesting calendula or any of its derivatives, as they may pose some risks. If you have an allergy to chrysanthemums, daisies, ragweed, or marigolds, you'll likely have an allergic reaction to calendula as well. Calendula also may have sedative properties, so it's not recommended that you take any supplements containing calendula if you're also taking a sedative.

What is Grove Collaborative?

At Grove, we take the guesswork out of which products are good for you and your home. Every product meets strict standards for being nontoxic, effective, sustainable, and cruelty-free. Once you find products you love, we ship to your home on a flexible, monthly schedule.

If you're ready to make the transition to natural cleaning, beauty, and household products, shop Grove Collaborative's natural products for the eco-friendly tools to tackle the job.

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