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Arnica is a medicinal plant with yellow flowers that grows spontaneously in mountain.
Its flowers, with analgesics and anti-inflammatory powers, can be used as a remedy for trauma and minor bruises that may cause annoying pains to our horse, stopping his activities.
It’s really easy to prepare the infusion: infuse 20 grams of arnica (you can buy in drugstore) in a liter of alcool, then leave it for a month.
After this period filter the liquid and pour it in a dark glass bottle: now you can use it moistening a cloth with the infuse and massaging the painful area, repeating this operation till the healing.
Be careful: don’t let the horse drink the infuse and don’t use it on bleeding wounds and genital organs!