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ar·ni·ca

 (är′nĭ-kə)
n.
1. Any of various perennial herbs of the genus Arnica in the composite family, having opposite, simple leaves and yellow or orange flower heads.
2. A tincture of the dried flower heads of the European species A. montana, applied externally to reduce the pain and inflammation of bruises and sprains.

[New Latin Arnica, genus name.]

arnica

(ˈɑːnɪkə)
n
1. (Plants) any N temperate or arctic plant of the genus Arnica, typically having yellow flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
2. (Pharmacology) the tincture of the dried flower heads of any of these plants, esp A. montana, used in treating bruises
[C18: from New Latin, of unknown origin]

ar•ni•ca

(ˈɑr nɪ kə)

n., pl. -cas.
any composite plant of the genus Arnica, having opposite leaves and yellow flower heads.
[1745–55; < New Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arnica - used especially in treating bruisesarnica - used especially in treating bruises
tincture - (pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution
Arnica montana - herb of pasture and open woodland throughout most of Europe and western Asia having orange-yellow daisylike flower heads that when dried are used as a stimulant and to treat bruises and swellings
2.arnica - any of various rhizomatous usually perennial plants of the genus Arnicaarnica - any of various rhizomatous usually perennial plants of the genus Arnica
genus Arnica - large genus of herbs of north temperate and Arctic regions
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
3.arnica - an ointment used in treating bruisesarnica - an ointment used in treating bruises
ointment, salve, unguent, balm, unction - semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
Translations

arnica

[ˈɑːnɪkə] Nárnica f

arnica

n (Bot) → Arnika f

arnica

n (bot)árnica
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I would not suggest that you have a dandelion border in your garden but the yellow flowers of the Leopards Bane, Doronicum, could provide a good substitute to complement the display of bluebells.