Aesculus hippocastanum is mainly a venous remedy (portal circulation enhancement). It has anti-inflammatory properties through its action on easing venous congestion. It also eases breathing (possibly by removing venous congestion).
Aesculus hippocastanum has a perfect digestive tolerance.Clinical indications:
It is recommended for broken capillaries, spider veins, telangiectasis, blotched face and periulcerous erythema.
Is one of the remedies used for varicose ulcers. It is especially recommended for hemorrhoids (anti-hemorrhaging), in particular those with red blood hemorrhages and also at the time of acute hemorrhoidal thrombosis. A venous decongestant that is a great remedy for varicose veins.
Facilitates breathing and is indicated in emphysema, pulmonary insufficiency, dilatation of the bronchus, chronic asthma. Shortness of breath. Disturbances of venous flow (phlebotonic).Consider in combination with:
Castanea vesca, as it drains the lymphatic system and different venous disorders
Sorbus domestica and Castanea vesca, lymph/vein drainage insufficiency
Alnus glutinosa, thrombophlebitis
Sorbus domestica, hemorrhoids
Birch sap, cellulite
Cornus sanguinea, dyspneaClinical experience:
Do not apply to broken or irritated skin (the saponins may cause irritation)
Possible drug interactions: Anticoagulants (increases the risk of bleeding); Hypoglycemiants (oral/insulin), risk of hypoglycemiaHerbalGem gemmo complex that contains Aesculus hippocastanum:
G17 VEN-GEM (venous complex)
Gemmotherapy is a branch of phytotherapy that uses buds and young shoots of trees and shrubs. Gathered in the spring at a key stage of their natural growth cycle, buds and young shoots are freshly handpicked and put in maceration in a solution of water, alcohol and glycerin to extract all their active principles.
Each drop contains:
Aesculus hippocastanum* …………………………. 0.05 ml
(Horse chestnut buds) (extract 1:20, QCE 2.5 mg)
Non-medicinal ingredients: glycerin* (vegetal), alcohol*, purified water.
*Organic certification by Certisys-BE1Dosage:
Adults and children > 12 years take 5-15 drops daily, between meals, pure or diluted in water, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.Warnings:
Consult a healthcare practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen.
Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless directed by a healthcare practitioner.
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not use if safety seal is broken.
Keep in a cool, dry place.NPN 80010820