|Latin Name:||Arnica montana|
|Country of Origin:||Bulgaria|
Arnica is a graceful woodland plant in the same family as the sunflower, native to Central Europe and the western United States. Its yellow flowers are collected at summer's end and dried for traditional use. There are many viable species of arnica flowers found around the globe, some of which are found in North American mountain ranges and woodlands.
- More Info
The most commercially available species is Arnica montana, which is the species available for purchase from The Apothecary. This species of arnica is native to Europe, with a natural range stretching from the southern Iberian Peninsula to Scandinavia. The plant has large flower heads with brilliant yellow coloration. Flowers begin to appear during mid-summer and continue blooming well into autumn. For best results, they should be harvested early in the blooming season. The dried flowers are fluffy and fibrous, and can be irritating to the nose if handled improperly.
- Typical Preparations
Herb infused in oil for topical use.
- Contraindications / Safety
- Not for internal use. Do not use on open wounds or broken skin.
- Persons with allergies to other members of the Asteraceae family should exercise caution.
- We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
BULK PRICING: To save on packaging, our herbs are sold in bulk: price is per 10 g. Now you may order as much or as little as you'd like!