What is Arnica?
Arnica is called the wonder herb (Arnika die Wunder Pflanze) in Germany, and is very popular throughout all of Europe. This herb grows in mountain pastures and woods and is also known as Leopard’s Bane, Mountain Tobacco or Arnica Montana.
Arnica works wonders with the skin renewal process and helps promote healing. It also aids to a great extent by way alleviating issues at the site of an injury. Arnica is ideal for overstressed muscles and other physical ailments.
Arnica is often the first remedy used for trauma. Arnica Tincture is used topically for a wide range of conditions, including:
- Muscle aches
- Leg cramps
- Skin Issues
- Insect bites
- Swelling due to fractures
- The aftereffects of falls, blows, stiffness and swelling
A word of caution, ensure exercising great care prior to applying the herb especially for those of you all with sensitive skin. Any form of this herb can be used as an exclusive external application and can be taken internally only in the form of a homeopathic drug under the strict supervision of your practitioner.