Topi – Arnica cream
Arnica is a flower has been known for many centuries in traditional medicine as well as in homoeopathy. It is widely used as a medicinal plant for all physical traumas and injuries. The homoeopathic tincture is used for external treatment of bruises, haemorrhages, sprains and also for aches and physical overexertion.
The intensity of muscle pain (myalgia) may range from mild discomfort to agony. It might have various causes, such as diseases of the muscular system, muscle spasms, inflammatory myopathic conditions, or severe systemic diseases such as fibromyalgia. It can be the consequence of hard physical work or sporting activities. Topi Arnica is an effective treatment for muscle pain and soreness which is caused by physical overuse.
Bruises and contusions result from physical traumas leading to subcutaneous tissue damage. Small blood vessels may disrupt and blood may leak into the tissue, followed by discoloration of the skin, haemorrhage and swelling. These conditions are usually very painful.
Traumas which affect joints often result in sprains or dislocations, meaning overstretching or tearing of one or more ligaments and damaging of the surrounding tissue. Typical symptoms are rapid onset of pain, swelling around the joint, and eventually limping.
Indications: Muscle pain caused by traumatic injuries and overuse, bruises, contusions and sprains.
External manifestations and coverage:
TopiArnica contains 10% of Arnica tincture, which is prepared from the flowering plant of Arnica. Flavones and essential oils are the pharmacologically active ingredients of the root. They are reported to have an analgesic, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effect.
Topi Arnica is effective for external treatment of traumas with bruises and contusions, for injuries such as sprains and dislocations and for the symptoms following overexertion, such as muscle pain (myalgia) and soreness. It relieves the pain and accelerates the healing process. Reduction of swellings and haemorrhages are supported by improving the local circulation.
Directions for use
Dosage: Unless otherwise prescribed, Topi Arnica should be applied as follows:
The cream should be used 2 – 3 times daily by applying a thin layer to the cleaned and dried affected areas. The cream should be lightly massaged into the skin. For the use of TopiArnica under a bandage or tape, avoidance of airtight materials and daily changes are recommended.
Contact with open wounds should be avoided.
Side effects: In rare cases, applying of the cream might cause allergic skin reactions.
Contra-indications: Do not use this product in patients known to be hypersensitive to plants of the Arnica family (Compositae).
Interactions: No interactions between Topi Arnica and other products are known.
Presentation: 25 g tubes.