Herb latin name: Arnica diversifolia
Medicinal use of Arnica diversifolia:Antiecchymotic, antiphlogistic, nervine, sternutatory, vulnerary.
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Rocky places from moderate to high elevations in mountains.
Other uses of Arnica diversifolia:This plant is used as a hair conditioner. No further details are given.
Propagation of the herb:Seed - sow early spring in a cold frame. Only just cover the seed and make sure that the compost does not dry out. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse or cold frame for their first winter. Plant out in late spring or early summer. Division in spring.
Cultivation of Arnica diversifolia:Rocky places from moderate to high elevations in mountains.
Known hazards of Arnica diversifolia:The whole plant is toxic and should only be used for external applications to unbroken skin.
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.