Arnica is a homeopathic medicine that helps to reduce bruises, swelling and pain from surgical procedures or accidental injuries.
Arnica is also know as Arnica Montana is a plant commonly found in the Northwestern parts of the United States and Central Europe. Arnica is made from the whole fresh flowering plant.
Arnica is given to our patients at the pre-operative visit. The directions are easy to follow: Take five pellets of Arnica three times a day starting two days prior to surgery. Place the pellets under the tongue and let dissolve. Please remember that your mouth should be clean before taking the pellets.