Arnica 

Arnica is a plant found in the Okanagan that I harvest from our property.  The oil is produced by macerating the plant’s yellow flowers,  I use organic cold pressed olive oil for my extractions. 

Arnica oil extract is traditionally used in herbal medicine’s to help relieve pain and inflammation of muscles and joints (e.g. sprains, bruises and joint pain). Pain relief and anti-inflammatory, another must have at home.

Arnica is one of the best remedies available to heal bruises faster. Falls, blows, and other traumas can cause blood vessels to break under your skin and spill blood, causing tenderness and discoloration. Arnica speeds up the healing process, prompting your body to send more white blood cells to clean up and repair the bruise.

Nature’s anti-inflammatory, Arnica is well known for its ability to reduce swelling. Thus, it offers significant benefits in the treatment of sprains, strains, fractures, contusions, and other injuries. Some surgeons recommend Arnica as a remedy to reduce post-surgical swelling.

Arnica is a natural pain reliever that doesn’t just mask the pain; it actually stimulates your body’s healing processes. Arnica is especially recommended for pain that derives from trauma (such as a fall) or inflammation (such as arthritis). Arnica offers a safe alternative remedy for pain, without the risks associated with over-the-counter NSAIDs or prescription pain medicine.

Arnica can ease the pain and stiffness of arthritis, so you can move more freely. Studies have shown that applying Arnica gel or cream to an arthritic body part leads to significant improvement. Homeopathic pills or tablets for arthritis often include Arnica along with other natural remedies that benefit arthritis.

 

Warnings:

Do not use Arnica oil if you have an allergy to the Asteraceae / Compositae family

Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding

Do not apply to open wounds

For topical use only

Always consult a physician before use

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