Arnica: when and why?

Homeopathic medicines containing arnica can be taken safely because they do not pose a risk of interaction with other treatments, or risk of overdose or adverse effect.

These medications can be given to children, pregnant women or to patients with polydrug, under medical prescription.


So when to take arnica?

The first and most frequent use of homeopathic treatments based on arnica is related to the treatment of small traumas:

  • blue,
  • bumps,
  • hematomas,
  • edema.).

The sport

Arnica can therefore be prescribed to athletes, subject to more or less significant joint or muscle shocks, to relieve the symptoms of tissue trauma, sprains, dislocations, bruises, fractures, etc.

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Flu symptoms

Homeopathic medicines based on Arnica can also be used to relieve flu symptoms both as a fever medication and also when associated symptoms are:

  • aches,
  • joint pain,
  • impression of being beaten.

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Emotional trauma

Homeopathic medicines based on arnica are sometimes administered in case of emotional trauma such as:

  • high stress,
  • depression,
  • intellectual overwork,

In the same way when the symptoms recall the pathogenesis of arnica (aches, joint pains.).

After the surgery

These medications can sometimes be prescribed post-surgery. With its anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties, arnica can help relieve pain in the acute phase of postoperative scarring.

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Other fields of application

These homeopathic medicines can also be administered in patients with venous insufficiency, to relieve the symptoms of bruises, heavy legs and painful ...

Arnica montana is also indicated for elderly people with:

  • cardiovascular diseases: heart disease, high blood pressure.
  • osteoarthritis.
Be careful, patients taking medication for these diseases will always have to take them (in addition to arnica).

In what form do you take arnica?

In homeopathy, arnica montana is available in granules, doses, drops and drinkable ampoules; and is included in the composition of medicaments in the form of tablets or gels.

Depending on the clinical picture of the patient to be treated, choose the most appropriate form in terms of dosage, and can be combined with allopathic treatment (by combining arnica with an analgesic, for example).

To have a personalized and effective treatment, the medical consultation is advised before starting to take homeopathic medicines.

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