has been used since the 16th century to soothe minor skin afflictions such as bruising and scar tissue repair. My Arnica Injury salve can reduce swelling and speed healing. Its healing properties believed to be due to constituents of the flower such as helenalin, an anti-inflammatory that helps prevent edema. Studies have shown the flower also has some anti-microbial activity. Topical preparations reduce swelling and possibly increase the circulation around the area, which soothes the pain and swelling.
* Treatment of wounds, bruises, sunburn, and other forms of skin irritation such as psoriasis and eczema or inflammation.
(Symphytum officinale) has been used on the skin to treat wounds and reduce the inflammation from sprains and broken bones. Comfrey roots and leaves contain allantoin, a substance that helps new skin cells grow, along with other substances that reduce inflammation and keep skin healthy. Comfrey ointments were often applied to the skin to heal bruises as well as pulled muscles and ligaments, fractures, sprains, strains, and osteoarthritis.
Also can be used on Pets
My dog “Dottie” had ACL surgery almost 4 weeks ago, when her staples came out I started using your "Arnica Injury Salve" on her scar, it is healing wonderfully !!! Love this product. Sue - CO