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Arnica

noun
1.
Used especially in treating bruises.
2.
Any of various rhizomatous usually perennial plants of the genus Arnica.
3.
An ointment used in treating bruises.



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"Arnica" Quotes from Famous Books



... almost all night we got the shelter-house fairly furnished, although we made a trail through the snow that looked like a fever chart. Toward daylight Mr. Sam dropped a wash-bowl on my toe and I went to bed with an arnica compress. ...
— Where There's A Will • Mary Roberts Rinehart

... of linseed-oil and ten drops of castor-oil, mixed together; follow this with small doses of salts once a day, for three or four days; give injections of water, one half a gallon to two ounces of tincture of arnica. Mustard applications to the loins are ...
— Cattle and Their Diseases • Robert Jennings

... laid out to get somewhere near that. And, gosh! but it feels good! These are the kind of togs I was born to wear. Phemey? Oh, she's laid up with arnica bandages around her throat. I told her she mustn't try to chew gum with one of these ...
— Odd Numbers - Being Further Chronicles of Shorty McCabe • Sewell Ford

... she petted and cosseted Katy exactly as if it had been Johnnie or little Phil. She took her on her lap, bathed the hot head, brushed the hair, put arnica on the bruises, and produced a clean frock, so that by tea-time the poor child, except for her red eyes, looked like herself again, and Aunt Izzie didn't ...
— What Katy Did • Susan Coolidge

... though with pain he nearly swooned, He bathed his organ nasal With arnica, and soothed the wound With extract of witch hazel; And surely we may well excuse The victim if he changed his views: "If pumpkins fell from trees like that," He murmured, "Where would ...
— Fables for the Frivolous • Guy Whitmore Carryl

... brought the arnica bottle and the bruise was soon treated. While they were all comforting her, in staggered Neale with a number ...
— The Corner House Girls at School • Grace Brooks Hill



Words linked to "Arnica" :   salve, tincture, ointment, balm, herb, unguent, Arnica cordifolia, unction, herbaceous plant



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