What is Arnica
Arnica is Arnica montana, and is also known as leopard’s bane, mountain tobacco, mountain arnica, and wolf’s bane. It has been used for hundreds of years for many reasons including pain, swelling, and bruising. Studies have shown that arnica helps when used for pain after surgery but has mixed reviews on relieving muscle pain. You will need to search for these scientific studies on your own.
There have also been studies that have been done that prove the effectiveness of arnica being used for bruises, especially when combined with ice compresses and tape. Arnica, when combined with other ingredients has been shown to be an effective Bruise Cream, especially when combined with vitamins K and E. The combination of these ingredients has been shown to drastically reducing bruising in a short amount of time. This is something that you will want to discuss with your medical professional, do not take the advice of people on the internet.
There has been a lot of research done to see if these ingredients work with pain and bruising, you can do some research on your own to find these studies. These studies are all over the internet, make sure you read the ones from more reputable sources. This article will show you some of the other benefits of arnica, as well. There are many benefits to using arnica, but you have to be careful in the way that you use it.
How to Use Arnica
Arnica comes in varied forms, including gel, lotions, pain patches, tissue salts, pills, and teas. Medical experts warn that using this product around your eyes could cause burning or a burning sensation. They also recommend the gels and lotions over the other products because they seem to be more effective. The other forms are good to use, they might just not be as effective or take longer to be effective.
The arnica pain patches work best when used directly over the site of the pain. Pain patches need to be applied twice a day. The tissue salts are meant to be dissolved in water so that you can soak in a tub with them. You will need to consult a medical professional to determine the dose. Medical professionals also recommend that you find reputable sources for obtaining arnica.
The FDA has not approved arnica for medical use, but they have not approved any holistic remedies at this time. They have not evaluated these remedies for effectiveness or safety. That is why you need to find a reputable source for this product. The FDA has also said that it is not safe for digestion as it can cause diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, and internal bleeding. You will have to be careful to not overuse this product, it can have some adverse effects.
In 2017, a study reviewed the effectiveness of arnica for a variety of ailments. It found that it is effective as an antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antioxidant, antitumor, and immunomodulatory. This plant also has other beneficial compounds such as flavonoids, carotenoids, essential oils, diterpenes, phenolic acids, and oligosaccharides. These compounds can help with a variety of ailments and maladies that you might have.
Arnica has also been effective in the treatment of osteoarthritis, bleeding, and swelling after surgeries. You will need to talk to your medical professional to see if they would like to use it for your surgery. It has also been used as a flavoring as candies, beverages, baked goods, and other food items. There are many uses for this homeopathic plant that are pleasant and helpful.
There have been studies that show the side effects of arnica that are not so pleasant and can even be dangerous. One person overdosed on arnica and had temporary vomiting and loss of vision. A woman was breastfeeding her baby while ingesting arnica tea and the baby became lethargic. Both people were treated and became healthy again with forty-eight hours. You will need to be careful to not use too much of this product and to make sure that you do not ingest it while breastfeeding.
You should also be careful using arnica with other medications, especially blood thinners, because of the negative effects. It can cause your blood thinners to work improperly. Arnica has also caused contact dermatitis in some people, so it is recommended that you do a skin test before using it. Again, speak to your medical professional before using this product for your safety.
You can do more research on the use of arnica to see if it is the right treatment for you. You will want to search for reputable sources to make sure that you are getting the correct information. There have been many scientific studies to show the effectiveness of this product, so you might want to search for those to make sure that this is the product you want to use.
Arnica seems to be an effective treatment for may ailments for many people. You just need to be careful, and you need to talk to your medical professional before using it to avoid the potentially serious side effects that can come with it. Do not use it while breastfeeding as it can cause some harm to your infant. Do not use this product while taking blood thinners because it can cause the blood thinners to work too effectively and if you are cut or otherwise injured, you could bleed more profusely.