Nelsons Arnicare Arnica Cream is a herbal remedy for bruising that works to reduce bruising immediately. One of the active ingredients in Arnica Cream is Arnica, also called Arnica montana or Wolf’s Bane, which is a flower that is part of the sunflower family. The other active ingredient is ethanol.
Arnica Cream works by the chemicals in arnica working to reduce bruising and swelling as a natural aid to the healing process.
Nelsons Arnicare Arnica Cream is made with arnica montana, a yellow flowering herb that has been used as an herbal medicine for centuries. It was traditionally used for analgesic and anti-inflammatory purposes.
In modern times, arnica montana is a popular treatment in homeopathy used to treat bruises and swelling, sometimes as an alternative to lasonil cream. It has been found to have beneficial effects in treating the symptoms of osteoarthrities.
It is believed to speed up the healing process by stimulating your body to send more white blood cells to the affected area. The active components of arnica include sesquiterpene lactones and flavonoids which are known to reduce inflammation and ease pain. It also contains thymol, an essential oil that acts as an antiseptic.
Pills or creams containing arnica are often recommended for dealing with symptoms of postpartum or post surgery bruising. Homeopaths tend to recommend the oral tablets for more severe issues and the topical gels and creams for more minor pain and bruising.
It has been used by consumers for conditions such as;
Although its efficacy is only anecdotal for some of these. We recommend consulting a medical professional before use.
Arnica Cream is suitable for Adults and children. If you are allergic to any of the ingredients contained in the cream, then you should not use it. The ingredients in Arnica Cream are:
You should apply Arnica Cream to the bruised area up to four times a day. It should only be used externally and not orally.
As with most medicines, there is a risk of side effects, though they are rare. Possible side effects include:
If you notice a side effect stay long-term or a more serious one occurs, then you contact your doctor immediately.
No, you do not need a prescription.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact your doctor.
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
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