Herb Pharm Calendula Succus Extract. Herb Pharm prepare their Calendula succus from the freshly pressed juice of Calendula officinalis flowers which we preserve with pure grain alcohol. They never add water or any other ingredients. The flowers are Certified Organically Grown on their own farm, are hand-harvested at their optimal potency, and are then taken directly to their laboratory and promptly juiced while still fresh & succulent. Herb Pharm Calendula is never fumigated or irradiated. Calendula Succus Extract Helps With: Skin Moisturizer Calendula oil can be used as a natural moisturizer; it is very soothing to irritated, chapped and sun-damaged skin. It also promotes collagen production, which helps reduce wrinkles and restore the natural elasticity of the skin. Due to its high carotene, polyphenol and phytosterol content, calendula can also slow down premature aging and protect skin tissue. Antiseptic and Astringent There are fungicidal properties found in calendula, making it a popular antiseptic herb. The astringent quality helps the capillaries function better; thus accelerating the treatment of physical wounds, cuts, insect bites, muscle pain, bruises, varicose veins and other inflammatory disorders in the body. Aside from those mentioned, calendula also helps alleviate inflamed and reddened skin; minor burns or sunburn; acne, rashes and other skin infections such as fungi, ringworm, athlete's foot and thrush. Calendula oil is gentle enough for babies' use to ease cradle cap and diaper rash and nursing mother's sore nipples. Infections Calendula stimulates the proper function of the immune system and activates the body's healthy cells to fight off infections like the flu, herpes virus, measles, chickenpox and viral hepatitis. Bowel and pelvic infections are also treated with calendula, such as persistent dysentery, enteritis, amoebic infections and intestinal worms. It increases blood circulation and perspiration which can help detoxify toxins accumulated in the body.