Arnica grows in mountain areas in Europe. This herb is great for accidents as it is an astringent. It discourages bruising, swelling and pain if used quickly. It also relieves muscle aches, sprains, strains and any other sort of fall. Arnica is usually applied externally.
How It May Benefit You...
all sorts of injuries caused by accidents with swelling and pain
muscle aches and pains
blood blisters caused by a fall or accident
sore and swollen joints - rheumatism
toothache and pain from dental work.
There are no known side effects when applied topically. However arnica should not be taken internally.
WARNING: Herbs should only be used under the supervision of an experienced herbalist or naturopath experienced in herbs.
Arnica is available in tablet and liquid form, dried flower heads, tincture, ointment and massage oil.