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Arnica Montana Saved our Butts!

My husband and I signed up for a 50 mile bike ride up in Northern Michigan a few weeks ago.  We didn't train for it; although it crossed my mind...

We went up with friends.  They're avid cyclists, riding to school and work at least a few times a week. Carl and I on the other hand, hadn't looked at our bikes since last summer and we knew we could be in trouble.  

I thought ahead though and picked up some Arnica Montana 30c (Arnica for short) from the local Health Food Store (Better Health).  It's made by a company called Boiron. It's indicated for trauma, bruising and to speed recovery thereafter.  It comes in little blue tubes and costs around $7.00. They're these tiny pellets that you take sublingually (let disolve under the tongue). 80 pellets per tube. Dose: 1 pellet. 

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