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ARNICA MONTANA

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Arnica montana: the subject of my final year dissertation

Family:                 Asteraceae

Parts used:         Flowers

Constituents:    sesquiterpene lactones, flavonoids, tannins, volatile oils

Actions:               anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anti-microbial, cytotoxic

Indications:      muscular aches, bruises, arthritis

Note:                    External use only

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