Homeopathy To Heal

Classical Homeopathy

Arnica Montana – a Homeopathic Remedy for Trauma

5 Comments

The homeopathic remedy Arnica Montana is often people’s first introduction to homeopathy.  Many mothers use it for their children. Athletes may use it. And I have heard that cosmetic surgeons and dentists often recommend Arnica Montana after there has been a surgical procedure. (You may want to look at my post on recovery after a Caesarian section.)

Arnica Montana is a wonderful homeopathic remedy for any kind of trauma situation that occurs to the body.  Traumas can be falls, surgeries, accidents, and blows. There is a feeling of soreness and bruising. Often the person may say, “I am fine”. There can be swelling and puffiness. The formation of ecchymosis may occur – black and blue areas. Ecchymosis is a bruise, contusion or a dark area on the skin, made by blood which has escaped into the tissues after a blow.  This is really the body’s way of healing itself when there has been trauma. Arnica Montana helps in the reduction of these symptoms, and eases the feeling of soreness, pain and bruising.

arnica-blog - plant                  37610 - bottle of arnica                150 - boiron arnica

The homeopathic remedy Arnica Montana is made from the Arnica Montana plant that grows on mountains in high altitude areas.  The two small vials shown here are what you may find in the store.

Here are a couple of examples when Arnica Montana was used:

  • A patient of mine used it after having a procedure to remove a skin growth on her nose.  The area was sore, slightly puffy and the checks started to get a yellowish tinge to them. She was using Tylenol to help with the pain. But after starting to use Arnica Montana, she noticed that the soreness was less, the swelling and puffiness was going down, and the yellowish area was fading.
  • Another patient used Arnica Montana after having teeth fillings replaced. She was feeling a deep soreness in her teeth, gums and jaw as the result of having experienced a lot of drilling. Arnica Montana relieved the pain completely. She used the remedy several times a day for several days and/or when needed.

Often people use this remedy in a self help and first aid situation. It is always good though, to see a practitioner of homeopathy if there are serious or longer lasting symptoms  that you are experiencing.

Advertisements

Author: Pamela Hird Klein, PDHom(UK)

I am a classical homeopath. I attended The School of Homeopathy in Devon, England and the California Center for Homeopathic Education in San Diego, California. The latter program focused on the Sensation Method. In my practice, I see babies through older adults, for all kinds of health concerns, ranging from skin eruptions, asthma, women's issues, insomnia, sinus issues, anxiety, depression, chronic fatigue and more. www.homeopathytoheal.com

5 thoughts on “Arnica Montana – a Homeopathic Remedy for Trauma

  1. Hello Pamela, I love this very useful and detailed article about arnica. I myself had made a very good experience with arnica, when I was on a very exhausting mountain hike. It worked for me very well in that situation. As a German homeopathic doctor I also recommend my patients to use arnica for their family in their first aid kit. For my classical homeopathic treated patients I first recommend to use their constitutional remedy as it often works very precise and fast. Love to follow Your blog. Claudia

  2. Pingback: People Showing An Interest in Homeopathy, And Wanting To Know More | Homeopathy To Heal

  3. Pingback: Chamomilla – The Homeopathic Remedy – Natural Medical Remedies

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s