Arnica

Scientific Name: 
Arnica montana
Family Name: 
Asteraceae
Place of Origin: 
Europe
Plant Description: 
A plant with green leaves, tall stems with a single yellow flower on the top.
Plant Height: 
Up to 60cm
Plant Use: 
Medicinal
Danger
Of Interest: 
A member of the sunflower family, Arnica is reputed to help with healing from bruises and strains, but there is not yet a large body of scientific evidence to support this. It can be toxic if ingested in large amounts but it is mostly used in liniments and creams.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Herb
Climate: 
Cool
Temperate
Cool Temperate

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