Arnica plant for remedies


medical plant Arnica Montana is an herb used since ancient times to heal wounds. Beginning in the 16th century herb has been used in North America, Germany and Russia because of its anti-inflammatory and soothing. Not to be confused with chamissonis Arnica, which is a medicinal herb, but it is decorative.

The active compounds contained in Arnica the volatile oils, carotenoids, flavornoids and triterpene alcohols. Its roots contain volatile oil (0.5 to 1.5 percent), caffeic acid, inulin, thymol, and sucrose.

Arnica has antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antifungal properties decongestants. It also stimulates formation of granulation tissue thus speeding up the healing process. This eliminates the microorganisms and bacteria and fungal pathogens to multiply.

Arnica flowers are used to treat facial skin pale skin, cuts, bruises and burns. It should be mentioned that the flowers are not dangerous because the arnica Arnica can be irritating when applied locally to the skin or inside, even in small doses can cause gastroenteritis or paralysis of the central nervous system. The use of other drugs of this plant include the treatment of bruises, sprains, bacterial infections, skin cancer, bronchitis, tonsillitis, pharyngitis, flu, viruses lungs, cystitis, nephritis, kidney infections, deficiency disease, hypertension , angina pectoris, cerebral trauma, headaches, paralysis, semiparesis, insomnia, palpitations, nightmares, night terrors, moral depression, neurosis, hysteria, etc.