Arnica is a fragrant and aromatic medicinal plant. It contains essential oil, flavonoids and sesquiterpene lactones which have anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, wound healing and anti-rheumatic effects. In a cream base, consisting of vegetable fats and oils and promoting the penetration of the active ingredients, Arnica extract, St. John's Wort extract, essential oils of peppermint, rosemary, lavender, wintergreen plant and camphor are all relaxing and refreshing in their effects.
Arnica cream is also available as a sport and massage cream with plant extracts. It is used for cosmetic skin care in sport, refreshes and strengthens after a sauna, bath or shower and can enhance athletic performance by the preliminary warm up of the muscles and prevent cold damage in winter sports.
Arnica is also effective in soothing sore muscles, tension of the back and neck muscles, fatigued legs and cold feet.
Before exercising or competitions, athletes can also rub their legs, shoulders, chest and back with it to prevent sprains and strains.