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Is calendula vegan?

Calendula is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is calendula?

Calendula, also known as marigold, is a vibrant flowering plant commonly used in herbal medicine and cooking. Its beautiful yellow and orange petals are packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that make it a popular ingredient in skincare products. In cooking, calendula adds a slightly bitter, yet floral flavor to dishes and can be used in teas, salads, and soups. It's also often used as a natural food coloring agent. With its versatility and numerous health benefits, it's no surprise that calendula has been a staple in traditional medicine and cuisine for centuries.

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