Arnica Montana

Polycrest: Supports synovial tissue, ligaments and tendons; helps with carpal tunnel syndrome

Primary Actions: Supports with bruises, sprains, joints and muscles

Therapeutic Actions:

  • Anti-allergenic
  • Pain relief
  • Anti-ecchymosis
  • Cicatrizant
  • Anti-oxidant
  • Anti-inflammatory

Clinical Indications:

  • Topical first aid remedy
  • Often used to treat hematomas following plastic surgery
  • Muscular and joint pain
  • Benefits the immune system by targeting gut-associated lymphoid tissues—reducing the risk of gastrointestinal dysfunction
  • Soothing, cooling, and healing effects on skin and mucous membranes.
  • Promotes cardiovascular health and an optimal immune system, prevents many degenerative diseases, and improves liver function.

Botanical name: Arnica Montana

Family (Botanic): Asteraceae

All Common Names: Leopard’s bane, Mountain tobacco, Wolf’s bane

Plant Type: Perennial

Mature Height: 1-2 feet

Foliage: Green, ovate leaves with opposing arrangement

Native to: Europe and Siberia

Fruit: Achene, a small dry fruit

Blooms: Summer (May to August): large and vibrant, comprised of a dense cluster of bright yellow, tubular disc florets surrounded by a ring of light yellow ray florets, similar in appearance to daisies.

Energetics: Soothes a broken heart. Brings light into areas of uncertainty or darkness. Opens up possibilities for change.