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Is Arnica Cream really that good?

Hello my lovelies, 
I hope you are all doing well, I am currently melting in the summer heat wave we are having in Northern Ireland. 
I wanted to chat with you all about Arnica Cream. I know I know we have all heard about it by now. I have been using it for bruises for quite a few years now and love it, but its only recently that I have seen just how awesome it actually is.. more on that to come. 
First let's talk about it, what is Arnica? The Arnica Plant is part of the daisy family and comes from the cooler regions of the Northern Hemisphere. It can be found high in the mountains. It has been used for medicinal purposes dating back to the 1500's and back then it is documented that people chewed, drank and compressed it for topical use. I had no idea it was so old. In some places it is called Wolfs bane, I am sure I have heard this term used in sci fi shows like Charmed, I didn't realise it was a real plant!
I had only ever used it for bruising and when I sat down and read thr…