horse chestnut

Avoid and improve varicose veins

Our leg veins have a tough job, which is to pump blood back up to the heart against gravity. When the small valves within those veins become weak, they are no longer able to keep blood from drifting back down and pooling in the legs. This situation is known as venous...

Avoid and improve varicose veins

Our leg veins have a tough job, which is to pump blood back up to the heart against gravity. When the small valves within those veins become weak, they are no longer able to keep blood from drifting back down and pooling in the legs. This situation is known as venous...

Improve leg veins with horse chestnut

If the venous system isn’t in tip-top shape, vein disorders such as aching and swollen legs, varicose veins, and chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) can occur. The herbal remedy horse chestnut seed extract (HCSE) has become popular for the treatment of venous...

Leg veins improve with horse chestnut

Horse chestnut seed extract (HCSE) was put on the alternative therapy map in 1996 when a prominent study indicated that it could help address the swelling and discomfort of varicose veins. HCSE is believed to improve the function of the venous system by toning blood...