Arnica Flowers Arnica montana
“Heal wounds, external & emotional ”
Arnica, of the thistle family and poisonous if taken internally, is known for its ability to heal wounds, sprains, and sores. In the metaphysical, it is for emotional wounding and conflict. Methods of use include external tinctures and carrying.
Whole HW-006-05 .5 oz
Also known as Leapards Bane or Arnica Montana, this plant which somewhat resembles a sunflower, and indeed belongs to the same family of plants, Arnica has seen use for ages in an assortment of medical uses. Europeans and Native Americans have used Arnica, to soothe muscle aches, reduce inflammation, and heal wounds since the 1500s. It was commonly the first treatment applied for sprains and bruises and other such injuries, where it helped and sped up the healing process. It has also seen a great deal of use in treating the swelling around insect bites as well as the swelling from fractures, and has also been known to aid in treating Chilblains. In more modern use, it is frequently utilized in much the same manner, providing relief to injuries, particularly those that are the result of blunt trauma, such as falls, contusions and other such wounds. It has been said to be of use I preventing and treating shock, hemorrhages, and thromboses as well, and help slow bleeding. Modern study has also found that internal use should be strictly avoided as overdose can result in serious medical conditions.
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