Arnica Flowers Whole
Wholesale dried Arnica flowers - use to make bath bags, or infuse in oil when making your own lotions or creams
Latin: Heterotheca inuloides
Plant Part Used: Flowering tops
Approx. Cups/ 1lb: 35
Active Compounds: sesquiterpene lactones of the helenanolid type, predominantly ester derivatives of helenalin and 11,13-dihydrohelenalin. Additionally, the herb contains flavonoids (e.g., isoquercitrin, luteolin-7-glucoside, and astragalin), volatile oil (with thymol and its derivatives), phenol carbonic acid (chlorogenic acid, cynarin, caffeic acid), and coumarins (umbelliferone, scopoletin).
Safety: All arnica species are toxic, even in small doses. Use of this herb is limited to topical applications and homeopathic preparations.