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Arnica
Species information
Endemic to
Sentience

Non-sentient

Flowers

Large; yellow or orange

Distinction(s)
  • Poisonous if large amounts of the plant are eaten
  • Contact can cause skin irritation
Usage

Potion-making

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.[1]

Appearances

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.[2]

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