The homeopathic remedy arnica (Arnica montana) may be used initially for a few days, followed by ruta (Ruta graveolens) for joint-related injuries or Rhus toxicodendron for muscle-related injuries.
Infused with either vitamin A, vitamin K or the plant supplement Arnica, these creams or gels are said to reduce swelling and redness while promoting the body's natural healing process.
Homeopathic Hypericum (Hypericum perforatum) is recommended when nerve endings are affected (especially in the fingers and toes) and Arnica (Arnica montana) is prescribed for shock.
Other common ingredients found in drawing salve include herbs like echinacia and calendula, homeopathic ingredients like arnica, and essential oils like bergamont oil and vitamin E.
Lambs-skin (Arnica) - A small group of perennial herbs of the Daisy order, with clustered leaves and neat yellow flowers on long stems.
Homeopathic arnica (Arnica montana) should be taken as soon as possible after the injury to help the body deal with the trauma.
Salves commonly include other herbal and natural ingredients, such as arnica, calendula, lavender, and glycerin.
Two particularly useful homeopathic remedies are arnica (Arnica montana) and symphytum (Symphytum officinalis).
Topricin is a homeopathic skin cream containing arnica montana, a natural anti-inflammatory herb used in homeopathic skin creams to treat muscle and joint pain.
Isobutyric acid is found in the free state in carobs (Ceratonia siliqua) and in the root of Arnica dulcis, and as an ethyl ester in croton oil.