Mountain tobacco


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(Bot.) a composite plant (Arnica montana) of Europe; called also leopard's bane.

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As with the other products in the Arnicare line, the active ingredient in Arnicare Bruise is Arnica montana, a European flowering plant--also known by such names as leopard's bane, wolfs bane and mountain tobacco --that is commonly used in herbal remedies to relieve muscle aches and stiffness, swelling, and discoloration from bruises.
dad's home, and ceremony; less familiar mountain tobacco.
Two common names for arnica are mountain tobacco and leopard's bane, the latter a reference to the herb's toxicity to some beasts.