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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Anti-elastase and anti-hyaluronidase activities of saponins and sapogenins from Hedera helix, Aesculus hippocastanum, and Ruscus aculeatus: factors contributing to their efficacy in the treatment of venous insufficiency.
Saponins distribution during the different stages of germination and development of Aesculus hippocastanum.
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The Bioforce remedy Aesculus Hippocastanum (horse chestnut) helps to tone up blood vessels, sealing leaky capillaries.
A TONE up the blood vessels with aesculus hippocastanum (horse chestnut) - drink 20 drops in a little water straight after food, twice daily.
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.
A START on a two-month course of aesculus hippocastanum (horse chestnut).
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.