"Arnica" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE. The dried flower heads of Arnica montana are used externally as a counterirritant and tincture for sprains and bruises, either as crude extract or in homeopathic dilution (HOMEOPATHY). Arnica contains volatile oils (OILS, VOLATILE), arnicin, arnisterol, FLAVONOIDS; TANNINS; and resin. The common name of Wolf's Bane is similar to the common name for ACONITUM.
- Arnica montana
- Arnica montanas
- montanas, Arnica
- Leopard's Bane
- Bane, Leopard's
- Banes, Leopard's
- Leopard Bane
- Leopard's Banes
- Leopards Bane
- Bane, Leopards
- Banes, Leopards
- Leopards Banes
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