- Produces conditions upon the system quite similar to those resulting from injuries, falls blows, contusions,
- Tinnitus aurium.
- Putrid phenomena.
- Septic conditions,
- prophylactic of pus infection.
- red full face.
- It is especially suited to cases when any injury, however remote, seems to have caused the present trouble.
- After traumatic injuries,
- Overuse of any organ,
- Arnica is disposed to cerebral congestion.
- Acts best in plethoric, feebly debilitated with impoverished blood,
- cardiac dropsy with dyspnoea.
- Muscular tonic
- Traumatism of grief,
- Remorse or sudden realization of finanicial loss.
- Limbs and body ache as beaten,joints as if sprained.
- Bed feels to hard.
- Marked effect on the blood.
- Affects the venous system inducing stasis.
- homeorrhage and their tendeny
- Relaxed blood vessels,
- black and blue spots.
- low fever states.
- Tendency to tissue degeneration,
- abscesses that do not mature.
- Sore, lame, bruised feeling
- Neuralgias originating in disturbances of pneumo-gastric
- Rheeumatism of muscular and tendinous tissue especially of back and shoulders.
- Aversion to tobacco.
A herb lasting minimum three seasons with a
creeping, slender, blackish rhizome 2 to 5 cm long and 5 cm in thickness, giving from its sides and under surface numerous dark brittle, wiry curved and twisted roots, about 8 cm in length and the scars that are left by their removal together with in encircling scars of reduced or scarcely developed leaves, render the surface of the rhizome, which is in addition longitudinally dried, distinctly rough, striated, either simple or with one pair of opposite branches
10-20 cm long, are few, entire, attached, opposite, egg shaped, located at the base of stem and crowded, the upper smaller than the rest. The heads, 5-6 cm wide, are large and solitary at the summit of the stem and lateral branches, The involucre is cylindrical, dull green,with purplish points and hairy. The Tongue Shae florets are in single row of 16 to 20, calyx represented by a pappus of numerous bristles each of which is four to five cells in diameter and minutely denticulate on the surface, strap of the corolla about 2 to 3 cm long and 3 to 5 mm wide, with three acute teeth at the apex and 7 to 9 veins, sometimes four to five teeth and upto fifteen veins, stamens absent,overy inferior 5.5 to 7.5 mm long five-ribbed unilocular, the wall bearing numerous appesssed twin trichomes, each composed of two cells which diverge at the tips style filiform, stigma bifid and spreading.Tubular flrest has a regular , five toohted yellow tubblar corolla about 7 to 8 mm long, five epipetalous stamens with syngenesious anthres, pappus and overy as in ligulate florest.
The drug as a whloe has a faint but rather agreeable apple-like odour and a biter acrid taste. Flowers too have a pleasant sweet and aromatic odour bitter acrid taste.
DistributionMoist, upland meadows of the cooler parts of Europe, a plant of hills in central Europe It extends through Russia to Siberia. It is also found sparsely in the north western part of the U.S.
The smooth transverse surface of the rhizome shows externally thin layer of brown cork, a fairly wide whitish cortex,in in the inner bundles having a yellowish xylem and separated by fairly wide medullary rays, and a large whitish central pith.
Allen's Encyclop. Mat Med, Vol. l, 476.
(a) Mother Tincture; Drug strength 1/10
- Arnica Montana in coarse powder 100 g
- Purified Water 400 g
- Strong Alcohol 635 ml
To make one liter of the Mother Tincture.
- 3rd to 30th potency Internally
- Locally, the Tincture, but should never be supplied hot or at all when abrasion or cuts are present,
- Tincture to promote growth of hairs and for traumas.
- Origin: North America
- Product Code: Mountain Arnica
- Availability: 2 Months