Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various perennial herbs of the genus Arnica in the composite family, having opposite, simple leaves and yellow or orange flower heads.
  • noun A tincture of the dried flower heads of the European species A. montana, applied externally to reduce the pain and inflammation of bruises and sprains.

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  • noun Any of several plants, of the genus Arnica, related to the sunflowers.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin Arnica, genus name.]

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New Latin Arnica

Examples

  • Their in-store advice tells me that arnica is good for treating “bruising and injuries”, which gives the impression that this is a very cost-effective health-care option.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Awesome Takedown of Homeopathy

  • Their in-store advice tells me that arnica is good for treating “bruising and injuries”, which gives the impression that this is a very cost-effective health-care option.

    Coyote Blog » 2010 » January

  • Their in-store advice tells me that arnica is good for treating “bruising and injuries”, which gives the impression that this is a very cost-effective health-care option.

    Coyote Blog » 2010 » January

  • The arnica is diluted so much that there is only one molecule of it per 7 million billion billion billion billion pills.

    Coyote Blog » 2010 » January

  • The arnica is diluted so much that there is only one molecule of it per 7 million billion billion billion billion pills.

    Coyote Blog » 2010 » January

  • The arnica is diluted so much that there is only one molecule of it per 7 million billion billion billion billion pills.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Awesome Takedown of Homeopathy

  • I then folded one, wet in arnica and water, and laid it on the collar bone, put two other bands, like a pair of suspenders, over the shoulders, crossing them both in front and behind, pinning the ends to the diaper, which gave the needed pressure without impeding the circulation anywhere.

    Eighty Years and More: Reminiscences 1815-1897

  • Orthopedic surgeons have also "prescribed" arnica, which is sold in places like Duane Reade and Whole Foods, as a pre- and post-operative measure.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Orthopedic surgeons have also "prescribed" arnica, which is sold in places like Duane Reade and Whole Foods, as a pre- and post-operative measure.

    NYT > Home Page

  • He had complained to his mother before bedtime, and she gave him arnica, which is a homeopathic remedy.

    Sand in the Gears

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  • Common names: Leopard's bane, mountain snuff, sneezewort, mountain tobacco, wolfsbane.

    May 5, 2018

  • Arnica Montana is a plant. it has many medicinal uses in herbal, homeopathy. it is use for injuries and famous among World best athletes. It is alos use for Hair fall treatment, arthritis, best for all types of pain.

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    July 15, 2019