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Arnica Montana - Generalities symptoms - Hering

Leopard's Bane, Arnica, Mountain Arnica, Amica, Arn.

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HPUS indication of Arnica Montana: Bruises
Common symptoms: Bruises, Boils, Jet lag.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Arnica in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.

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Mechanical injuries concussion of brain while there are unconsciousness, pallor, or drowsiness, weak, intermitting pulse, cold surface, and other indications of depressed vitality from shock.

Lassitude and sluggishness of the whole body; scarcely able to stand.

Chilly morning or forenoon; before chill yawning, thirst for large quantities of water; drawing in periosteum.


Sleepiness; too sleepy early in the evening.

Languor, drowsiness.

While answering, falls into a deep sleep before finishing.

Unrefreshing sleep, loud, blowing breathing.

Is often kept awake until 2 to 3 A.M. from heat, restlessness and constant desire to change position; or from pricking, stinging, biting, now here, now there, on the body.

On falling asleep starts as in fright; is aroused by heat.

Lies preferably with head low, or horizontally.

Worse after a long sleep, or on awaking.

Dreams vivid, frightful, of graves, black dogs, struck by lightning, etc.; unrefreshing; anxious.

Nausea and vomiting

Eructations bitter and like rotten eggs, in the morning; empty.

Belches after coughing.

Nausea empty vomiturition; burning-scratching in the throat; general relaxation during forenoon.

Vomiting of dark red coagula, mouth bitter; general soreness.

Vomits the least food; retching at night.

Eating and drinking

After eating distress in epigastrium (after a blow).


Concussions and contusions.

Bleeding of internal and external parts.

Inflammation of skin, cellular tissue; tender on pressure.

Prevents suppuration.

Burrowing pus, not painful.

Muscles rigid.

Myalgia; particularly after over-exertion.


Hyperinosis (increase of fibrin in blood) is rather a contra-indication for Arnica.

Gout and rheumatism.

Dropsy of internal parts.

Bones (periosteum) ache.

Osteo-myelitis (in beginning).

Contact, Injuries, etc.

Touch 1, 19, 28. Pressure 18, 28, 31, 44.

Worse after riding; sick stomach from car riding.

Everything on which he lies seems too hard.

Sprains with much swelling, bluish redness, intense soreness.

Contusions without laceration.

Stings of bees or wasps; splinters.

Compound fractures, and their profuse suppuration.


Pains insufferable, drive him crazy; increased by every motion or nose; change quickly from part to part; scratches at the wall or bed, apparently for relief.

Parts feel as if sprained, especially joints.

Tearing, drawing in outer parts.

Tingling in outer parts.

Bruised parts tingle, feel numb, or as if dead.

Torpidity from mechanical injuries or failure of vital powers.


Twitching of the muscles.

Whole body, especially skin and joints, excessively painful and sensitive.

Wearing, bruised, sore, great weakness, must lie down, yet bed feels to hard.

Great sinking of strength.

Paralysis generally painful; left-sided (after apoplexy); partial, from concession of the spine.

Temperature and weather

Inclination for open air; better in open air.

Sudden cooling after overheating, followed by a cough, like consumption.

Open air 10. Warmth 10. Washing 7.

Chill, Fever and Sweat.

Chill felt worse in pit of stomach.

Chill most in evening, with much thirst already before chill.

Chill after every sleep.

Chilly internally, with external heat.

Chilly, with heat and redness of one cheek.

Head alone, or face alone hot, body cold.

Dry general heat after walking; early morning, violent thirst; uncovering makes him chilly; chilly even when moving in bed.

Heat, with in difference, stupor, drinks less.

Continuous heat, with such weakness, that when attempting to sit up he faints.

Flushes of heat; with thirst.

Great internal heat; hands and feet being cold.

Sweat sour or offensive; sometimes cold; nightly sour.

Several transitory sweats all over at night, with anguish.

Hectic fever, emaciation; after a blow on stomach.

During apyrexia in intermittent fever, headache, yellow face, bitter taste, aversion to meat.


Worse during the increase of the moon.

Periodical attacks of megrim.

Spasms of cough.

Heat in oft repeated short attacks.


Right 1, 8, 9, 10, 18, 19, 28, 31, 33. Left 3, 18, 28, 29, 30, 32, 33, 46.


Feels as if beaten or bruised.

Tired feeling, as after hard work or as if beaten.

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