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Horse chestnut – Buds


Key notes:

  • Portal circulation / portal congestion
  • Drainage of the venous system, especially lower extremities


Therapeutic actions:

Aesculus hippocastanum is mainly a venous remedy (portal circulation enhancement). It has anti-inflammatory properties through its action on easing venous congestion. It also eases breathing (possibly by removing venous congestion).

Aesculus hippocastanum has a perfect digestive tolerance.


Do not apply to broken or irritated skin (the saponins may cause irritation)

Possible drug interactions: Anticoagulants (increases the risk of bleeding); Hypoglycemiants (oral/insulin), risk of hypoglycemia

HerbalGem gemmo complex that contains Aesculus hippocastanum:

G17 VEN-GEM (venous complex)


Gemmotherapy is a branch of phytotherapy that uses buds and young shoots of trees and shrubs. Gathered in the spring at a key stage of their natural growth cycle, buds and young shoots are freshly handpicked and put in maceration in a solution of water, alcohol and glycerin to extract all their active principles.


Ingredients | Each drop contains:

Aesculus hippocastanum* (Horse chestnut buds) (extract 1:20 … 2.5 mg) 0.05 ml

Non-medicinal ingredients: alcohol, water, glycerin.

*Organic certification by Certisys-BE1


Adults and children > 12 years 5-15 drops daily, between meals, pure or diluted in water, or as directed by a health care practitioner.

  • Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen.
  • Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless directed by a health care practitioner.
  • Do not use if safety seal is broken.
  • Keep out of reach of small children.

For more information please consult your health care practitioner.

G53 | Aesculus hippocastanum (50ml)

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