Weleda's Arnica Salve is based on the traditional herbal remedy Arnica Montana. Arnica has long been used for the treatment of bruising, aches and pains and more commonly now for sports injuries.
How to use Weleda Arnica Bumps & Bruises Skin Salve;
Read the enclosed leaflet before use. For external use only. Wash hands before and after use.
Adults, the elderly and children: Muscular pain, stiffness, sprains, bruises and minor sports injuries: Apply sparingly to the affected area with gentle massage three to four times daily.
Contusions (injury): Apply a small amount immediately at the site of the injury to help prevent the development of bruising.
Active ingredients: 1g of ointment contains 0.1ml of tincture from Arnica (equivalent to 0.048g Arnica montana L fresh whole plant).
Extraction solvent: Ethanol 61% v/v.
Also contains: Wool fat (lanolin), Yellow Beeswax, Sunflower oil, Olive oil, Wool alcohols and Ethanol.
Suitable for adults, the elderly and children.
Suitable for Vegetarians.
Do not use: Always read the label and enclosed leaflet.
Do not use if you are allergic to Arnica montana, other plants in the Asteraceae (Compositae) family or any of the other ingredients.
Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Do not apply to broken or irritated skin. Avoid contact with the eyes and mucous membranes.
Contains wool fat (lanolin) which may cause local skin reactions.
Warnings and precautions:
If you experience redness, irritation or dry skin, discontinue use and consult your doctor or pharmacist.
If articular pain accompanied by swelling of joint, redness or fever are present you should consult your doctor.
If the condition worsens or if symptoms persist for more than two weeks, or if side effects occur, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
Do not use if the seal is broken.
Do not store above 25°C.
Do not use after the expiry date on the carton.
Store in the original container.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
Packaging; Metal tube. Check Local Recycling.