Traditionally used for wounds, bruises, sprains, muscle aches, joint pain, insect bites, swelling.
It is noted for its large yellow flower head, and part of the sunflower family. Arnica is now becoming well-known as a plant-based pain reliever used by those with sports injuries. It helps reduce bruising and shorten recovery time. It increases circulation, which helps reduce pain and swelling from minor injuries such as muscle sprains and strains.