Nelsons Arnicare Cream features an extract of natural arnica which is a traditional treatment for aching painful muscles and sprains. This homeopathic remedy has traditionally been used to relieve pain stiffness and discomfort caused by aching muscles and may alleviate painful symptoms after suffering a sprain. It can also be used to treat deep bruising. The cream can be applied directly to affected swollen areas for relief and to help alleviate swelling and bruising. The properties of this homeopathic medicine are based on traditional use. Arnica is a naturally-occuring herb which has been used for many centuries as an alternative therapy for sprains swelling muscle ache and contusions.