Arnica Oil


Arnica Oil

Arnica is an alpine herb with a long history of use in the folk medicine of Russia and the Swiss Alps. Arnica is approved for use by the Commission E for external use in injury and for consequences of accidents, e.g., hematoma, dislocations, contusions, edema due to fracture, rheumatic muscle and joint pain. Arnica is available both as a herbal oil or homeopathic cream, however herbal preparations have shown much better results than homeopathic products when tested in lab studies. 1736

Arnica oil is expensive, but you can save a bundle making your own. This herbal oil is excellent for treating bruises, sore muscles and sprains. Apply liberally to affected area.

Cautions: Arnica oil can irritate sensitive skin if applied to often.
Ingredients:
  • dried and coarsely ground arnica blossoms
  • olive oil
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Recipe Instructions: Herbal Oil Infusions :Add a teaspoon of Rosemary antioxidant or citric acid to prolong shelf life
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Tags and Uses for this Remedy

  • Bruises/sprains :Life is full of bumps and bruises, from childhood on into old age. Bruises are the result of bleeding when the tiny capillaries under the skin are damaged, usually by an injury.
  • Circulation :Poor circulation makes itself felt in many ways including fatigue, poor concentration and swelling in legs and feet.
  • Herb_Infused_Oil :Herb infused oils are easy to make, even for beginning home herbalists. A warm sunny window, dried or fresh herbs, organic olive oil and a little time is all you need. Remedies using comfrey, calendula, St. Johns wort and others are indispensable healing agents for healing agent for treating cuts, scrapes, chapped skin, diaper rash, eczema, and windburn etc..
  • Pain Relief :Herbal remedies can bring blessed relief from body aches, sore muscles, headaches and arthritis pain..
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