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Help Ease Your Pain With Arnica

Ever heard of Arnica? Well I can tell you about it.

Arnica is a homeopathic remedy that can greatly reduce and relieve pain, bruising, and inflammation if used immediately after a wide range of traumas. It comes in a variety of forms from topical creams to heal and soothe your injuries from outside in, and pills to heal you from the inside out.

The Arnica Bump Stick is in a handy go-anywhere container — keep it in your purse or first aid kit.

You can also buy Arnica oil which is great for soothing sore muscles - use it for massages. There's also Arnica ointment, gel, or lotion if you have a bigger area that's hurt — you can rub it all over. My favorite is Topricin.

Arnica also comes in pill form which is great to take before surgery since it can help relieve pain and reduce swelling and bruising.

Fit's Tips: Keep a tube of Arnica in your gym bag. Use it on tired, stiff, or sore muscles before and after your workout.

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booglass booglass 9 years
I am a huge fan of homeopathic treatments and arnica is one of the best out there! I have used it for years.
Fitness Fitness 9 years
Nope - it doesn't really have a smell. And it has this really silky, creamy, soft texture.
honeysugar28 honeysugar28 9 years
It does work I've used it on a sprained ankle and in 2 days I was fine!
kendallina kendallina 9 years
Do the gels have a scent? I would love to try this if I could avoid the menthol smell that some muscle rubs have.
snowdaytoday snowdaytoday 9 years
My physical therepist used this on me for my wrists - it really helped.
Fitness Fitness 9 years
I know Beaner - I use it on my sore muscles.
Beaner Beaner 9 years
Topricin is awesome - a must have if you do anything physical. My good friend who is a massage therapist told me about this and it works wonders. I kid you not. I used some on a friend's lower back and thay said it helped relieve the pain tremendously. I bought it at our local vitamin shop - not too expensive and totally worth it.
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