Calendula is known to be anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, and antiviral. Calendula is most commonly used as a skin salve because it is very gentle on skin. It is used for minor cuts, scrapes, burns, rashes, and bug bites. It may also help with dry, cracked skin and itching. Before making any of the Calendula salves, you have to make the Calendula infused herbal oil.