Calendula (C. officinalis) Common Uses Used externally on skin abrasions, minor burns, and wounds. Used internally for minor digestive irritation. Flowers are edible and can be used to liven up the look of a green salad, for instance.
Medicinally, violet is a gentle but potent remedy. It is classified as an alterative (or blood purifier), which means it helps the body restore optimal functioning by aiding metabolic processes, especially the elimination of waste products.