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In today's article, we will discuss Arnica, a little history to know this wonderful plant better, all its beneficial properties, and some curious facts.
A BIT OF HISTORY
Arnica is part of the perennial herbaceous plants of the Asteraceae family and has the particularity of growing in high mountain areas, above 1000 meters. It has a straight and shaggy stem that can reach up to 60 cm; its yellow-orange flowers emanate a delicious aromatic scent and bloom between July and August.
Its history as a healing plant is present in medical books dating back to around 1500. Its painkilling and anti-inflammatory benefits, however, have long been appreciated by mountain inhabitants, who used it as a cure for fractures and pains of various kinds.
THE TOPICAL BENEFITS OF ARNICA OIL FOR THE HEALTH OF THE BODY AND SKIN:
Thanks to the presence of elenalina, Arnica is a panacea for health and for the skin. Let's find out about them together!
- Great analgesic and anti-inflammatory power, it helps to heal various physical traumas such as hematomas, muscle strains, bruises, and sprains.
- Helps in improving insect bite ailments.
- It soothes skin inflammations.
- Valid help for skeletal disorders, tendons, muscles, and people.
- Reduces swelling and pain caused by trauma.
- Helps prevent acne and pimples from forming.
- Anti-flames sunburn or redness of the skin.
- Useful for fighting and preventing dandruff.
Arnica oil is truly a marvel for the health of the body and to benefit from it to the maximum, it's easy! Just massage your oil on the wet skin after the shower.
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CURIOSITY ABOUT ARNICA
- The Arnica plant is often associated with the wolf animal since its colors resemble the eyes of wolves, bright yellow in the darkness. Precisely for this reason, it is also called “wolf eye”.
- Little astrological curiosity! Arnica in the Middle Ages was associated with the Sun and Jupiter and for this reason, represents the signs of fire, Leo, Sagittarius, and above all Aries.
- It is among the favorite foods of sheep, goats, and chamois. In mountain areas, it is also called “mountain tobacco”, as it is used by mountain people just like tobacco. See you later and stay tuned for other articles ; ).
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