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Arnica (Arnica Montana)

health benefits of arnicaArnica is among the most commonly used herbal remedies known for its anti-inflammatory properties around the globe. For over five centuries this medicinal herb has been used in Europe, Russia, Latin America and North America for a variety of health conditions and ailments. Arnica is a perennial plant with small yellow flowers resembling daisies. The flowers (dried of fresh) are used for herbal preparations with this natural remedy, which usually include arnica tincture (also used as a base for compresses and poultices), arnica powder, arnica oil, arnica ointments, and various arnica extracts, which are recommended only for topical use, not oral. (more…)