Plant Part: Flowers
Infused In: Grape Seed Oil
Common Uses: Arnica has been used medicinally for centuries. It is reputed to have anti-inflammatory properties and can be used in liniment and ointment preparations for sprains, bruises, arthritis, insect bites, aches and pains. It relieves pain and provides an overall soothing experience. Topically, Arnica Herbal Oil can be used in preparations for tinctures, creams, ointment, compress and poultices.
Tinctures: 1:10 dried flower prepared with 70% ethanol
Creams & Ointments: 20 – 25% tincture or a maximum of 15% Arnica Oil
Compresses: Tincture diluted 3 – 10 times with water
Poultices: Tincture diluted 3 – 10 times with water
Caution: Arnica should only be applied to unbroken skin as it promotes blood circulation and may increase bleeding of wounds. For external use only.