Among the wildflowers are a wild geranium, an aster with smooth stems and leaves, leafy arnica , yellow monkey flower, meadow rue, and bluebells.
In between treatments, apply arnica gel to the injury site.
Two days before going to hospital, I recommend the client begins a course of arnica homeopathic remedy to lessen the bruising, swelling, and soreness.
For strained muscles, tendonitis, inflammation and bruises, arnica - also known as Arnica montana or mountain daisy - is extremely effective.
‘If you broke your leg in a snowboarding accident, arnica would be a great thing to take to relieve pain and support the healing process,’ Watkins says.
Skin creams containing vitamin C or arnica can also help bruises heal.
Links lead to arnica , otherwise knows as Leopard's bane, a daisy that is a narcotic and stimulant used to treat bruises, found in the mountains of Europe.
The first is a European plant, arnica montana, the homeopathic preparation of which has now been shown by Exeter University, to be useless, despite endorsements by several attractive actresses.
Other companies, like Neal's Yard Remedies, go the homeopathic route, using natural substances like arnica .
We receive numerous testimonials every day, both here at Nelsonbach and in our homeopathic pharmacy, from consumers who have been delighted with the results arnica offers.