CAS Number: 68990-11-4
EINECS Number: 273-579-2
Product Code: PFW3101
INCI Name: Arnica Montana Flower Distillate Water
Also known as Leopard's Bane, Mountain Tobacco and Wolf's Bane, this perennial alpine plant grows in meadows up to 3,000 feet above sea level in beautiful patches among subalpine conifers of USA, Canada and European Alps. A powerhouse of skin healing actives, Arnica montana, has been used for thousands of years to treat everything from muscle and joint pain, to osteoarthritis, to damaged skin.
Arnica Hydrosol is popularly used as an ointment or salve for relieving sore muscles, treating sprains and strains, as well as diminishing bruises. It also makes a wonderful salve for helping with joint pain and arthritic conditions. Arnica is a rubefacient, meaning it stimulates and dilates blood vessels, bringing more blood to the area. It is anti-inflammatory and can help to reduce swelling and bruising from injuries, falls, overexertion, blows and trauma to the body where the skin is not broken.
Emotionally and energetically, Arnica Hydrosol is grounding and calming, and is a welcome support during periods of situational anxiety and depression.Arnica Hydrosol is also well suited for inclusion in natural fragrances, holistic aromatherapy and home fragrancing products.