Definitions for "Arnica"
Keywords:  bruises, montana, sprains, heal, herbal
A genus of plants; also, the most important species (Arnica montana), native of the mountains of Europe, used in medicine as a narcotic and stimulant.
A. montana species is applied externally to reduce pain and inflammation from sprains, bruises and wounds. Arnica is a popular remedy with long-standing use.
used as an external remedy for bruises, sprains, and sore muscles and joints.
Believed to aid in recuperation from shock and trauma.
a natural shock absorber, and was a favourite herb of the early American settlers
any of various rhizomatous usually perennial plants of the genus Arnica