Helpful Homeopathic Arnica: What Is It Used For?
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If you’ve ever overdone it at the gym, dealt with a pesky bruise, or experienced mild joint pain, you may have heard of homeopathic Arnica.
Commonly known as ‘Arnica’, Arnica montana is perhaps one of the best-known homeopathic remedies today. Native to the mountains of central Europe, Arnica is a flowering herb that is diverse in its uses and formats.
Arnica is a popular remedy, traditionally used in homeopathic medicine to relieve mild muscle pain and bruising.
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If you have any concerns about your own mild aches or pain, it’s important to talk to your doctor. They will be able to assess your individual experiences and provide tailored health advice accordingly.
Without further adieu, here are three traditional uses for homeopathic Arnica.
Muscles are built and strengthened through a process of micro-tearing and the body’s process of repairing. This partly the cause of normal post-exercise muscle soreness. When taken internally or applied topically, homeopathic Arnica may help to reduce the mild pain associated with a grueling workout.
Light exercise, heat packs and ice packs may all help to relieve the symptoms of mild joint pain. But, if you’re looking for additional support, homeopathic Arnica has long been used to temporarily relieve mild joint discomfort.
Bruises are perhaps one of the most common soft-tissue injuries, often resulting from bumped elbows, playground falls and unfortunate missteps.
When applied externally as a cream or gel, homeopathic Arnica has been traditionally used to support bruise healing.
Taking homeopathic Arnica internally in the form of tablets, pilules or an oral spray may also help to relieve bruising and inflammation after some surgeries. But remember, it’s always important to talk to your doctor before taking any remedies before or after surgery.
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