Arnica flower compress

Required material

4 tsp arnica flowers

100 ml boiling water

1 piece of cotton wool or gauze


An arnica flower compress can speed up the healing process after small, blunt injuries and bruises.

Pour the hot water over the arnica flowers and leave to infuse for approx. 10 minutes. When the mix has cooled, dip the cotton wool or gauze in the water and apply to the injury.

Application: 1 to 3 times per day for 15 to 30 minutes at a time, the compress should always feel pleasant.


This application can have the following effects:

  • Antibacterial
  • Stimulates blood flow
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antispasmodic
  • Analgesic

Helps against

Bruises, swelling, muscle pain, joint disorders, infection caused by insect stings, back pain (lumbago)


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