What is Arnica for
has been recognised for its beneficial natural properties since the 16th century.
It has been harvested for centuries in the mountain peaks and marshes of Europe and North America.
- Used topically, herbal Arnica can be applied to the skin as a balm, cream, gel or muscle rub.
- Some studies have suggested the anti-inflammatory effects of Arnica¹ may help to reduce pain and swelling as well as assisting the healing process
- Homeopathic Arnica in highly diluted form is available to take orally as a pillule.
- Based on traditional use, Arnica aids the healing process of bruises, sprains and muscle aches.
¹ Lyss G, Schmidt TJ, Merfort I, et al. Sesquiterpene Lactone from Arnica selectively inhibits transcription factor NF-KB Biol chemistry 1997 Vol 378 pp. 951-961.