Calendula smells very much like honey, with a slightly spicy, woody aroma and a vague bitterness that may also be retained in the essential oil. Calendula officinalis plant and essential oil uses.
Calendula officinalis essential oil has anti-inflammatory properties and helps to resolve stubborn wounds, acne, ulcers, bed sores, varicose veins, rashes, eczema and related conditions. It helps to relieve painful, inflamed and itchy skin problems and also helps to soothe the skin, making it ideal for adding to massage oils or mixing with carrier oils.
It can also be added to a variety of products, usually as lotions, creams, ointments, ointments, etc.