Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Horse Chestnut
Botanical Name   Aesculus hippocastanum
System Affected   Rectum, increased blood flow, hemorrhoids
Properties   rectum, hemorrhoids (internally or externally) increase blood flow through body (especially legs) varicose veins, wrinkles (may be applied externally)
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Notes   inedible; use standardized extracts
Toxicity   internally may cause some constipation
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