Bruises occur as blood from damaged blood vessels and capillaries deep beneath the skin collect near the surface of the skin. Applying Arnica cream to the skin will help speed the healing process by promoting the movement of white blood cells to the injury site. This is because the white blood cells remove and digest the damaged cells and congested blood. The Arnica Cream will also increase movement of fluid buildup and decreasing the degree of swelling in an affected area. The active chemicals in arnica are also said to act as antibiotics.
What You'll Need
- Arnica Cream
What You'll Do
- 1) Apply gently to bruised areas.
- 2) Apply three times daily
Tips & Warnings
- Nelson Natural World make an excellent Arnicare cream Arnica cream, is made from the flowers of the Arnica Montana plant which is a family of the sunflower, if you are allergic to sunflower oil then you are probably allergic to arnica. It is not advisable to use arnica for pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not apply arnica cream to cut or broken skin.