Five uses of Arnica Montana that could change your life

Arnica montana is undoubtedly the most popular and commonly used single homeopathic remedy in the world.  While most of us know the benefits of Arnica for bruising and muscle soreness, it has other applications you may not be aware of.   One simple rule of thumb, is that when things go wrong, take Arnica to ease pain and speed healing.  Whether off to the gym, the yard, the mountains or the playground, the best way to feel safe and confident is having the healing power of Arnica close by. With its unparalleled ability to reduce trauma to soft tissues, Arnica is the most proven, accepted, loved homeopathic remedy around the globe.

1) If you’d had Arnica after your last Injury...
By reducing bruising, bleeding, swelling, shock, pain and recovery time, Arnica ASAP reduces the extent of injuries, blows, falls, muscle strain, cuts and sprains. Arnica’s presence reduces trauma and adds efficiency to healing, making it ideal for first aid.

2)  Your Joints, Back and Limbs will Thank You... Arthritis, too?
“As if bruised” soreness anywhere tends to respond well to Arnica’s presence. Soreness, swelling and trauma after sprains, twists and turns as well as weakness in joints from injuries old or new often find healing relief in Arnica. For proof, a clinical study showed its usefulness even in arthritic joints.

3) Want to maximize your Fitness efforts?
As muscles generally build by tearing and repairing, Arnica is ideal for reducing the pain and strain of exercise– whether it involves running a marathon, doing 50 push-ups, lifting a grandchild or moving furniture. Did you know that with every mile that is run, the feet must absorb 110 tons of energy -- according to The Family Doctor’s website.

4) Fear Less about Dental Work, Surgery and Childbirth
Eclectic dentists, doctors and midwives are offering Arnica to reduce bleeding, bruising and pain. Practices of all kinds, are offering patient’s the choice to take Arnica along with other therapies. It’s clinically proven to reduce swelling after face lifts.

5) Are you in denial? Great Shock & Nerve Relief, too.
If after an accident, a person does not want to be touched and says something like, “No, I’m fine, don’t touch me, I don’t need a doctor,” when it is obvious they need help, Arnica is ideal for restoring composure. If, however, they are in terror and desperate for help, that kind of shock calls for Aconite.

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Please note: these statements are based upon traditional homeopathic practice. They have not been reviewed by the Food and Drug Administration.

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Key Homeopathic Arnica Products

Arnica montana - Click here for the single homeopathic remedy in 6x, 12x, 30x, 30c or 200c (tablets and pellets).

Arnica Ointment

Vital for every first aid kit, this clear, Arnica-rich ointment relieves bumps, bruises, soreness, chapped lips and skin externally. You can smooth on relief for bumps and bruises and massage in relief for sore muscles and achiness.

Hyland's Arnica Spray

Often, as in cases of bruises and sprained ankles, the area is quite tender and the thought of touching it can send you through the roof.  Spritz on relief with an alcohol based arnica solution.

Hyland's Arnicated Oil

Hyland’s Arnicated Oil is an extract of Arnica in a base of mineral oil. Arnica Montana is known for its healing power for bruising and muscle soreness. This oil is perfect for massaging into sore muscles.