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Horse Chestnut Seed Extract For Varicose Veins

horse chestnut seed for varicose vein

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What are Varicose Veins? Varicose veins are a vein disorder. They are a sign of chronic venous insufficiency, a condition in which the veins are unable to return blood from the legs to the heart effectively. Valves in the veins prevent blood from flowing the wrong way. When they malfunction, blood pools in the veins. This increases pressure on the veins and causes them to become enlarged.

Varicose veins affect women more than men, and tend to be visible the legs and feet. They are not only a cosmetic problem but cause pain, discomfort and even complications.

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Horse Chestnut Seed Extract For Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Dr Oz Horse Chestnut Seed Extract For Chronic Venous Insufficiency

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What is Horse Chestnut?

Horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) is a tree native to the countries in the Balkan peninsula. For centuries, various parts (bark, flower and seed) of the this tree have been used in traditional medicine.

The fruit of horse chestnut tree contains a brown seed which looks like chestnut. Unlike sweet chestnut, horse chestnut is not edible. Raw horse chestnut seeds, bark, leaves and flowers are poisonous. After they have been processed and their toxins removed, they are safe to be used.

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