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Arnica tablets are a well-known homeopathic remedy used for various problems, in particular trauma. They have anti-inflammatory, analgesic and anti-neuralgic properties.
Characteristics of the plant
Arnica, scientific name Arnica montana L., belongs to the Asteraceae family and has been used since ancient times for its many properties. It has an intense aromatic scent, it is a small shrub typical of high altitude areas and the most used part is the flower. When the time of harvest arrives, towards spring and summer, the corollas are collected and dried in the shade. They are then processed, using various extraction techniques, to obtain the phytocomplex, the set of active ingredients contained within. The plant is rich in essential oils, sesquiterpene lactones, elenaline, phenol acids and astragalin. Since the Middle Ages, in some medical texts, the arnica plant is classified as a panacea for all pains. In popular tradition it is also known as "mountain tobacco", because the leaves, once dry, can be used in pipes.
The properties of the tablets
The arnica plant has multiple properties. The tablets are produced with the phytocomplex of the plant, in small and very diluted doses. Arnica is used in the homeopathic field mainly thanks to its remarkable anti-inflammatory, analgesic and anti-ecchymotic properties. Arnica is used to treat hematomas, muscle strains, but also to effectively treat wounds and swellings caused by injuries and contact trauma. The tablets are considered a real drug, very effective in post traumatic care. They help improve the appearance of the skin following shocks and accidents, help to reabsorb edema and bruises. When the lesions are not serious or a preventive action is required, arnica-based ointments and gels are recommended, for external use. At the homeopathic level, other properties are the benefits against neurological diseases and depressive states. The intake of arnica is particularly indicated in the final stages of gestation because it helps women during labor to better cope with childbirth, also relieving pain. Arnica-based preparations have no particular contraindications. Ointments and ointments have a relatively low active ingredient concentrate and are then used externally. The speech changes for the use of the tablets. The presence of elananolides in weak subjects or with other chronic diseases can cause dermatitis, headaches, vomiting and palpitations. It always depends on the type of therapeutic use and the dosage. In general, you should not be alarmist, but always ask an expert pharmacist or herbalist and do not exceed the recommended doses. From this point of view of the preparations, homeopathic products are very safe because they are subjected to cyclical tests and checks, but they are still medicines.
Therapeutic use and dosage
The tablets can be used in the therapeutic treatment of various pathologies in particular pain related to the joints and bones. Usually you have to take three granules a day, possibly away from meals for a fairly long period of time. In severe cases of rheumatism with chronic pain and little mobility arnica tablets they can perform a very effective function, if combined with other adjuvant active ingredients. In cases of sprains and hematomas, the active ingredients act on the lymphatic and blood system, reducing swelling. For external use, the tablets also act on an aesthetic level in cases of redness and insect bites, an excellent remedy also for the dermatological treatment of furunculosis.
The strength of the tablets may vary, depending on the type of dosage. Typically there are tablets ranging from 5 ch up to the power of 200 ch. The choice of one percentage over another must be well studied, a dosage lower than 30 ch, for example, must be prescribed in a preventive form for a series of ailments that can affect the bones or joints, or for problems of general malaise and the onset of flu. A higher dosage is given when there is already a disorder present whose symptoms are well recognizable. The dosage of the tablets also varies according to the area of the body to be treated, a higher dosage is indicated for the face and the cranial area, while the lower ones may be indicated for the cervical area, chest and abdomen.
Arnica-based tablets can be sold in pharmacies and herbalists, there are several pharmaceutical companies that produce and market this product. Prices vary according to the quantity of tablets present in a package. The average cost is around 12-15 euros. In online e-commerce they can also be found for less, but you must always be wary of too advantageous prices, especially if there are not all the necessary information on the packaging, such as content, packaging date and expiry date.