EXTERNAL USE ONLY
Arnica is a perennial plant that is generally found in mountainous areas of Canada and Europe. Arnica is primarily used by people for external use on sprains, wounds, bruises and is said by some to be beneficial for rheumatic pain, epilepsy, sea sickness and hair growth. Diaphoretic, diuretic, emollient, expectorant, stimulant, vulnerary.
|Botanical Name||Arnica montana|
|Organic Status||Certified Organic|
|Country of Origin||Romania|
USE - PREPARATIONS
- Herb infused in oil for topical use only
- Use in creams, compresses and diluted tinctures for bruises, sprains, varicose veins and dislocations.
- Can be used as a tea but only when prescribed by a qualified healthcare practitioner.
CONTRAINDICATIONS / SAFETY
- Not for internal use unless prescribed by a qualified healthcare professional
- Large amounts of undiluted Arnica can cause irritation or damage to the skin, mouth, throat, and stomach, as well as vomiting, diarrhea, rashes, shortness of breath, fast heartbeat, high blood pressure, damage to the heart and other organs, increased bleeding, coma, and death.
- Arnica is NOT safe to use internally if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, Drinking Arnica teas or tinctures can result in miscarriage. .
- We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
- Information on the traditional uses and properties of herbs are provided on this site is for educational use only, and is not intended as medical advice. If you have any health concerns, you should always check with your health care practitioner before self-administering herbs.