Arnica. Properties. Medicinal Plants

Arnica (Arnica montana)

Properties arnica
Because of its toxicity is recommended for internal use only by external via:

The arnica is useful to relieve all sorts of trauma and bruises, sore on the sole. It is used as an antiinflammatory and vulnerary in bruises, sprains, bruises, bruises, sores, skin irritations, acne, pruritus, urticaria, neuralgia, joint swelling, myalgia, stomatitis, gingivitis, pharyngitis and tonsillitis.

Contraindications to arnica

- Hypersensitivity to arnica flower or other compounds.
- Pregnancy, lactation (mouth).
- Open wound (topically).
- In people with ethyl and in children under two years (dosage forms containing alcohol by mouth).

Side effects of arnica
None known.

Toxicity: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3
Avoid prescription via internal: It is a very toxic plant. In high doses can cause nerve disorders: dizziness, hallucinations, irritability digestive problems in the gastrointestinal mucosa, dyspnea and heart failure.

(0 = none, 1 = somewhat toxic, 2 = toxic, 3 = very toxic)

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