The real arnica (Arnica montana) belongs to the family Asteraceae (Asteraceae) and grows mainly in the mountains of Europe. It thrives particularly well in mountain and heathland meadows, but also in moorland areas and forest clearings. The golden yellow flowers bloom in the summer months and grow on robust stems that grow up to 50 centimeters high. The valuable extract is obtained from the flowers, whose versatile effects also helped the plant win the title “Medicinal Plant of the Year” in 2001. Arnica is one of the best-known medicinal plants in Germany and is often used for wound healing.



The most important ingredients in arnica flowers include essential oils , flavonoids, carotenoids as well as bitter substances, sesquiterpene lactones and helenalin and dihydrohelenalin esters. Arnica flower extract is primarily known for its wound-healing, disinfecting and anti-inflammatory effects, but also has antibacterial, irritation-relieving and blood circulation-promoting properties. It increases skin metabolism, soothes the skin and thus helps, among other things. for the regeneration of irritated, impure and acne-prone skin. Due to its relaxing effect on tissue, it can also be used excellently for injuries such as fiber tears, bruises, bruises or muscle strains, as well as for the prevention and treatment of sore muscles. The regenerating and wound-healing properties of the sunny yellow wound herb also develop their full effect in our products.



Pumpa, K. L., Fallon , K. E., Bensoussan, A. & Papalia, S. (2013). The effects of topical Arnica on performance, pain and muscle damage after intense eccentric exercise. European Journal of Sport Science, 14(3), 294–300.

Charlton, F. (2015). Let's Set the Record Straight! Traumatic Tissue Injury Treated with Homeopathic Arnica Montana - An Injury Therapists Perspective. International Journal of Complementary & Alternative Medicine, 1(5).

Jurcău, R., Jurcău, I., Kwak, D. H. & Colceriu, N. (2016). Antioxidant and anti-discomfort when walking effects of Arnica Montana, in ankle sprains. European Journal of Integrative Medicine, 8, 3.

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