What Is Arnica Used For ?
Arnica Montana has been used in homeopath since long for treating muscle aches, sprains and to minimize the inflammation due to strains. Use of arnica as a pain reliever started since the 1500s. Arnica is a European flower. At present arnica is available in the form of gel, creams, salves and ointments in almost all medical stores. Mostly arnica is taken in externally. Arnica is taken in highly diluted form internally. If in case arnica is ingested internally in undiluted form, it can cause stomach complications.More...
Arnica Montana Benefits
Arnica Montana is a homeopathic remedy for treatment of wounds, bruises, sunburns and any other kind of skin inflammation or irritation. Arnica’s flower and roots are especially utilized for making herbal medicines. Arnica Montana medications are mostly available in gel, cream, ointment or salve forms. These are generally used topically to give relief from pain and promote quick healing. Arnica gel is quite famous for relieving muscle soreness and any problems that are in connection with sprain.
Apart from the problems mentioned above arnica has been found useful in the treatment of various other diseases like arthritis, backache, headache, migraine, hemorrhoids, influenza, fibromyalgia, eczema and carpel tunnel syndrome.More...
Arnica And Arthritis
Arnica belongs to the family of sunflower. This European flower has gained lot of popularity in the treatment of arthritis. This flower can be either used topically or can be taken orally. The name ‘Arnica’ has been picked up from the Greek word ‘lamb’ which means hairy or ‘arna’.
Arnica is available in many varieties, but the most commonly used one is Arnica Montana. This contains a chemical known as helenalin. This chemical can prove to be toxic if consumed in larger quantities but if taken in minute quantity it can be a wonderful tool for treatment of inflammation of joints and for healing the skin bruises. Another important chemical in arnica plants root is thymol which is known for its antifungal actions. Its effectiveness in treating inflammation is still under the process of study by scientists.More...
Side Effects Of Arnica Montana
Arnica Montana is a European flower that has various homeopathic remedies for pain, bruises, skin irritation and comfort from labor etc. Arnica Montana can be either applied topically in the form of gels, creams, or ointments or can be available in dosages of 6x, 30x or 30c.
Although Arnica Montana is quite popular in homeopath stores for its effectiveness in treating various pain related diseases, its consumption for over a long period or inappropriate dosages can be even dangerous and causes side effects. Given below are some of the side effects of arnica Montana.More...