Known for millennia for its therapeutic virtues, arnica is a plant widely used in naturopathy . It is renowned for its pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory properties which are particularly indicated for relieving arthritis and rheumatism.

Arnica is often used to treat inflammations inside the body, post-operative pain, bruises and hemorrhages. It also prevents certain cardiovascular diseases and protects blood vessels.

Cases where arnica is used locally

Naturopaths and herbalists favor the cutaneous use of arnica. This plant is indicated in various situations.

  • Physical trauma that causes bruises, pain, hematomas, edema or strains.
  • Rheumatological diseases causing joint or muscle pain .
  • Tendonitis, arthritis and osteoarthritis.
  • Vein diseases: venous insufficiency, varicose veins, phlebitis.
  • Dermatological problems: boils, inflammatory dermatoses, insect bites.