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Arnica Flowers Whole

Arnica Flowers Whole

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Mexican arnica is used to produce infused oils and tinctures for use in making topical salves, balms, soaps and other formulations for the skin and hair.

Usage Guidelines

Technical Information

  • Botanical Name: Heterotheca inuloides
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  • Origin: Mexico
  • Plant Part Used: Flowering tops
  • Approx. Cups/Lb: 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.

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Customer Reviews

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A wonder of a plant, and Voyageur sure knows how to dry it and make it an amazing product for its customers! I have used this in many of my herbal products, and does it ever have amazing results!