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
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 -
toothache and pain from
There are no known side
effects when applied topically. However arnica should not be taken internally.
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.