Tuesday, September 30, 2003

Herbal remedy secret uncovered

British scientists believe they may have discovered how the popular herbal remedy arnica works.

Researchers from the Bradford School of Pharmacy say it contains powerful anti-inflammatory agents which can be absorbed into the skin.

Speaking at the British Pharmaceutical Conference in Harrogate, they suggested it may protect damaged blood vessels.

Arnica is used in creams to treat a wide variety of ailments, including bruising, muscle ache and sprains.

Source BBC News


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