Arnica Carrier Oil

£8.98 £71.89

Protective and Renewing for the skin

Arnica is from the Greek Arnakis meaning Lambskin, from the texture of the leaves. To achieve an oil suitable for a massage, the Arnica flowers are macerated in a fixed oil.

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Description

Arnica | Latin Name: Arnica montana | Family: Asteraceae | Extraction: Maceration | Plant Part: Flowers

A light yellow fluid oil is known for its many medicinal qualities.

A perennial plant that grows to about 1 to 2 feet with golden yellow daisy-like flowers with bright green leaves. It is native to Central Europe and Siberia, it is also cultivated in America. It is also known as Leopard’s bane and Mountain tobacco. It is from the Greek word arnakis meaning lambskin. montana means growing in the mountains. To create the oil the flowers are gathered in autumn after the leaves have died down and are then dried with any damaged parts removed.

Properties

Works well as a stimulant, relieving stress and treating inflammation. It improves the elasticity of various tissues, treats bruises, sprains, strains and swelling, nappy rash, sunburn and aching muscles. works very well for a massage oil for sports massage.

Methods of Use

15 Drops of Essential Oil for every 50mls of Carrier Oil or Base Product.


Calming Massage Oil


50ml of Arnica Carrier Oil

5 Drops of Lavender Essential Oil
5 Drops of Marjoram
3 Drops of Neroli
2 Drops of Ylang-Ylang

Great for relaxation of the tissues, muscles and joints.


Take your Carrier Oil and Essential Oils, mix in your Essential Oils one by one and mix well. Apply for a calming massage to lift the spirit and relax your senses.

Herbal Tradition & Folklaw

Arnica has been used for a long time by Europeans and Native Americans to soothe muscle aches, reduce inflammation and heal wounds. An effective remedy for the topical treatment of bruises, sprains, inflammation and reducing pains and swelling.

Safety Data & MSDS

For External Use only, not to be taken orally, not to be used during pregnancy, some can be sensitive to this oil and it can cause allergic reactions to some individuals. Arnica should not be used on broken skin or leg ulcers.

Arnica MSDS

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