Horse Chestnut is a plant that has been used traditionally as a herbal medicine for hundreds of years. It contains diuretic, anticancer, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It is beneficial as it contains powerful antioxidants and triterpene saponins,such as aescin. It can be used to treat swollen veins, hemorrhoids, diarrhea, fever and enlarged prostate. The leaf of horse chestnut can assist in the treatment of eczema, menstrual pain, tissue swelling as a result of broken/sprained bone and surgery, cough, arthritis and joint pain. The bark can help treat malaria and dysentery.
WARNING: Pregnant women, diabetics and people with blood disorders should avoid this use of this product. Side effects may include migraine, headaches, dizziness, nausea and upset stomach. The consumption of the raw plant may result in death, as it contains the poison esculin. It is recommended to consult a healthcare professional before usage.
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