HERB INFOSHEET

ARNICA

Arnica montana

 

HERB CHARACTERISTICS

VULNARY,

ANTI INFLAMMATORY

ANTIBACTERIAL

ANALGESIC

ANODYNE

     Grown mostly for medicinal purposes.

      HEALTH CONDITIONS SUPPORT

Inflammation

Arthritis Relief

Acne and Skin Disorders

Antisclerotic

Bruising

Sore mouth

Sore throat

Pain after surgery

Pain after wisdom tooth removal

Insect bites

Painful and swollen veins (superficial phlebitis)

Muscle pain

Hemorrhoids

Arthritis pain

Acne

Arnica is applied to the skin for pain and swelling associated with bruises, aches, and sprains.

It is also used on the skin to treat arthritis, acne, insect bites, muscle and cartilage pain, chapped lips.

ACTIVE INGREDIENTS

Apigenin

Arnicin

Helenalin

PARTS OF THE PLANT USED

Flowers and stems

DOSAGE INFORMATION

For external use only

FORMS FOR USE

Creams, Salves, Tinctures, Lotions, Poultice, and Ointments.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Topical Use Only

GROW REQUIREMENTS:

Perennial

USDA zone of between 4 and 9.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:

Well Drained, Acidic, Organic

PROPAGATION:

Sow seeds after frost (March-April)

Germination 2-4 weeks

Transplant in Fall

Protect from cold.

BLOOM:

June - August

PARTS USED :

Flowers and stems

HARVESTING AND STORING:

Harvest the flowers during mid to late summer soon after they begin to blossom, together with the stems.

Roots are harvested in the fall when the plant has withered and dried under the same conditions as the flowers.

Store in air tight container after fully dried.

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