Horse chestnut is indicated for treatment of venous insufficiency symptoms such as pain and feeling of weightness of the legs, swelling, cramping and itching, and capillary fragility.
CONTRAINDICATIONS: Children, pregnant women, people with hypersensitivity to the product, liver and kidney disorders. WARNINGS: Elderly patients should only take the medicine after medical advice. In case of hypersensitivity to the product, it is recommended to discontinue using and consult a doctor. M.S.:1.1860.0080
CASTANHA DA ÍNDIA HERBARIUM IS A MEDICATION. ITS USE MAY PRESENT RISKS. CONSULT A DOCTOR AND A PHARMACIST. READ THE PACKAGE INSERT.
Horse chestnut is originally from the Balkans.1 It was introduced in France in 1615 and was intensely disseminated during the 18th Century in parks and avenues all over Europe.2
References:1 - Pritchard HW, Steadman KJ , Nash JV, Jones C. Kinetics of dormancy release and the high temperature germination response in Aesculus hippocastanum seeds. JXB Advance Access. Set. 1999, DOI 10.1093/jxb/50.338.1507. J. Exp. Bot. 50: 1507-1514. 2 - Fetrow C, Avila J. Manual de Medicina Alternativa para o Profissional , 2000, Ed. Guanabara, pág. 72 -76, Rio de Janeiro/RJ.