Definitions for "Arnica extract"
Perennial herb native to mountainous regions of Europe. It is known as an anti-inflammatory and has immunostimulant properties that is beneficial in wound healing. Used in a tincture or salve for external application to sprains and bruises. Used in anti-dandruff shampoos.
Made from the blossoms, stems, and roots of the arnica plant. Arnica flowers, fresh or dried, are used medicinally. Many herbalists consider arnica to be a specific remedy for bruises, sprains, and sore muscles. It has also has been shown to stimulate the action of white blood cells, increasing resistance to bacterial infections.
Derived from the dried flowers of the arnica plant. Used as an astringent.