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Arnica - Herbal Research
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Medicinal uses supported by clinical data
Uses described in pharmacopoeias and well established documents
As  a  topical  counterirritant  for  treatment  of  pain  and  inflammation resulting from minor injuries and accidents, including bruises, ecchymoses, haematomas and petechiae (1, 17). Treatment of inflammation of the oral mucous membranes, insect bites and superfi
 cial phlebitis (17).
Uses described in traditional medicine
Treatment of indigestion, cardiovascular disease, and rheumatism. As an 
emmenagogue (9).


1.  British herbal harmacopoeia. Exeter, British Herbal Medicine Association, 1996.
9. Farnsworth  NR,  ed. NAPRALERT  database. Chicago,  University  of  Illinois at Chicago, IL, 9 February, 2001 production (an online database  available   directly   through   the   University   of   Illinois   at   Chicago or  through  the  Scientific  and  Technical  Network  (STN)  of  Chemical Abstracts Services)
17. Blumenthal M et al., eds. The complete German Commission E monographs Austin, TX, American Botanical Council, 1998. 

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