We have heard about several plants, herbs and flowers that have healing effects. Calendula is one such flower that has great healing properties apart from just being a beautiful summer flower. From ancient times, this flower has been used to treat several ailments like tummy ache, skin issues etc. This miraculous flower is known to soothe sprains and heal wounds. The flower can be used internally and externally. If you want to make calendula cream at home, click on the link below and learn to make your own calendula ointment in simple and easy steps. Since calendula is not a flower that you can easily get, its best to grow your own flowers in the garden and use them, when they turn nice and yellow. The flower is certainly going to make your garden look beautiful and will also help you get rid of those ailments that bother you.