An herbal version of Bengay based on the arnica plant is just as effective as ibuprofen in easing pain, according to a 2007 study published in Rheumatology International. "The plant can be applied to the skin in a gel or cream form and can help with swelling and soreness," says Thomas Kouo, Licensed Acupuncturist and Pacific College faculty member.
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