Which topical should I use: Calendula Gel, Cream, Lotion or Ointment?
The soothing and moisturizing texture of Calendula Cream works best on sensitive skin and on children. The cooling effect of non-greasy Calendula Gel is ideal for relieving razor burn on the face or legs. The water-based Calendula Lotion works well as a general hand and body lotion and covers large surfaces such as sunburn or rashes. Calendula Ointment adheres to skin longer to promote healing by moisturizing the affected area.
How often should I use a Calendula topical?
The recommended frequency of application for a Calendula topical is three times a day.
How long can I use a Calendula topical?
If after three days you show no improvement, we recommend consulting your health care professional. If your symptoms improve, and you would like to use Calendula for a longer period of time, please consult your health care professional.
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Do Calendula topicals have any side effects? Do they interact with other medications?
Calendula topicals have a low risk of side effects when used as directed. They have no known drug interactions. Calendula topicals can be used with other medications and are sometimes recommended to complement other treatments.
Can I use Calendula if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, ask your health care professional before taking any medicine, including Calendula. If your health care professional needs more information on our medicines, he/she can contact us at 1.800.BOIRON.1.
Can I use Calendula past its expiration date?
No, we do not recommend using Calendula past its expiration date.