Aesculus hippocastanum


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Related to Aesculus hippocastanum: Collinsonia canadensis
A deciduous tree, the bark or fruit of which contains coumarins, flavonoids, saponins, tannins; it is believed to be anti-inflammatory; it is administered as an extract or decoction for arthritis, haemorrhoids, varicose veins, and to stimulate circulation; it is used topically for muscle pain and cramps
Toxicity HCs are poisonous, and may be fatal in children

Aesculus hippocastanum

(es'ku-lus hip?o-kas'ta-num) [L. aesculus hippocastanum, horse-chestnut oak] See: horse chestnut

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Impact of the leaf miner Cameraria ohridella on photosynthesis, water relations and hydraulics of Aesculus hippocastanum leaves.
Effects of defoliation caused by the leaf miner Cameraria ohridella on wood production and efficiency in Aesculus hippocastanum growing in north-eastern Italy.
Effects of defoliation by horse chestnut leaf miner (Cameraria ohridella) on reproduction in Aesculus hippocastanum.
Saponins distribution during the different stages of germination and development of Aesculus hippocastanum.
Aescin content in embryogenic callus and in embryoids from leaf explants of Aesculus hippocastanum.
beta]-aescin is the major natural triterpenoid saponin isolated from the horse chestnut, Aesculus hippocastanum, which is a traditional medicinal herb that has been widely used in China for centuries, and is known to have wide pharmacological activities, including anti-inflammatory and anti-oedematous properties.
A START on a two-month course of aesculus hippocastanum (horse chestnut).
In a screening of 65 different plant extracts using the neotetrazolium method for detecting superoxide anion-scavenging effects, Aesculus hippocastanum and Hamamelis virginia extracts were found to have unexpectedly strong active-oxygen scavenging activity of and protective activity against cell damage induced by active oxygen.
Keywords: Escin Aesculus hippocastanum Infertility Varicocele
Recently, escin, the main ingredient of which is extract of Aesculus hippocastanum seed (Sirtori 2001; Carrasco and Vidrio 2007) has been shown to be effective in treating chronic venous malfunction, such as hemorrhoids, deep venous varicocele of lower extremities, valve insufficiency and postoperative edema (Mouly 1974; Otto and Arfeen 1974; Hefti and Kappeler 1975; Devin et al.
Once these simple measures are employed, it is also beneficial to start taking 20 drops of aesculus hippocastanum (horse chestnut) twice daily in a little water just after meals.
Effects of escins Ia, Ib, IIa and IIb from horse chestnut, the seeds of Aesculus hippocastanum L.