Arnica is often used for the topical treatment of bruises. It’s also used for the topical treatment of inflammation, joint pain, and strains. Shanno provides some interesting background about arnica. She also includes some helpful precautions. Here are a couple: Arnica is not for internal use and shouldn’t be applied on broken skin or open wounds.
Finally, she shares her recipe for arnica infused oil. There are step-by-step instructions and photos. She explains how to infuse sunflower oil with arnica. The arnica infused oil serves as the carrier oil for the rest of the recipe. Then she adds in 6 different essential oils. At the end of the post she explains how to use arnica infused oil.
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