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  1. Taking advantage of this glorious sunshine to pick some marigold petals in the cottage garden today to make more of our super healing calendula oil, the key ingredient in all my natural skincare products. 

    Marigolds have been used for centuries in healing and were listed in medical books as medicinal plants by medieval physicians as far back as 1578 when it was referred to as Mary's Gold named after Our Lady for the healing mothering nourishing properties of the plant, Mary's Gold over time became shortened to "Marigold" and later botanists gave it it's scientific name "Calendula Officinalis" 

    One of the products we make with Mary's Gold is a super moisturiser which we solidify with local beeswax called