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Arnica montana, mountain arnica

Botanical names: Arnica montana, Arnica alpina, Arnica alpina f. inundata, Arnica angustifolia, Arnica lowii, Arnica plantaginifolia
Common names
English: mountain arnica, leopard's bane, wolf's bane, mountain tobacco
Spanish: arnica, flor de tabaco, tabaco de la montaña, yerba de las caídas
French: arnica, arnica des montagnes
German: Arnika, Bergwohlverleih
Active constituents: essential oils, fatty acids, thymol, pseudoguaianolide sesquiterpene lactones, flavanone glycosides

Arnica montana, mountain arnica
Arnica montana, mountain arnica
illustration from Koehler's medicinal plants

mountain arnica, leopard's bane
mountain arnica flower
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