Rhizomes and roots contain essential oil, resin, wax, arnitsin, organic acids – isobutyric, formic and angelikovu. Preparations from mountain arnica (for DA Axelrod, GK Nikonov and A. Turov) have tonic and stimulating effect on the central nervous system, and large doses of a sedative effect, preventing the development of seizures. In addition, preparations from the flowers enhance uterine contractions. Alcohol extract – an effective hemostatic agent for postpartum hemorrhage. Arnica is offered as a hemostatic agent in subinvolyutsii uterus (large fetus, twins, poor uterine contractions, inflammatory gynecological diseases in the past), bleeding, associated with endocrine disorders, for diseases of the sexual sphere (inflammation of the ovaries, inflammation of the uterus after an abortion). Preparations from the roots of mountain arnica accelerate heartbeat and increase the amplitude of the heart activities, enhance coronary blood vessels, improve the nutrition of the heart muscle, lower blood cholesterol levels, due to the presence of arnitsi tsinarinu. These properties of arnica roots can use them when arteriosclerosis, myocarditis, cardiac vasospasm.
The infusion of fresh flowers of arnica on alcohol administered as an internal 40 drops 3 times daily before meals. Water extract of arnica (10 g per 200 g of water) is prescribed as an internal one With a tablespoon twice a day. Decoction of the roots (10 g per 200 g of water), take one tablespoon 2 times a day .. In folk medicine, herbal teas and tinctures are used for sprains, bruises, wounds, insomnia and other diseases. Collection. Arnica flower baskets are collected in the period of full bloom, around June – July, cutting off at the base to balance the peduncle less than 1 cm Color immediately dried without access to sunlight.