Arnica is a genus of plant species, related to the sunflower. Arnica contains certain toxins that can be poisonous if ingested. Syrup of Arnica is, thus, used in the making of certain poisons, such as Potion No. 113.
Behind the scenes
- Arnica (Arnica montana) is native to Central Europe, grows wild in some parts of England, and is still used today as a herbal treatment for bruises and sprains.
Notes and references
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film) - official merchandise
- ↑ http://botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/a/arnic058.html