Description: Horse chest extract
Latin Name: Semen Aesculi
Specification Ratio: 4:1~20:1 Aescin 20%-98%; 80mesh Powder
Part Used: Seed
Appearance: Yellow Brown Powder-White Powder
Test Method: TLC/HPLC
1. Has been shown to promote circulation through the veins.
2. Normal tone in the walls of the veins, thereby promoting return of blood to the heart. This has made both topical and internal horse chestnut extracts popular in Europe for the treatment of chronic venous insufficiency and, to a lesser extent, varicose veins.
3. Also possesses anti inflammatory properties and has been shown to reduce edema (swilling with fluid) following trauma, particularly following sports injury, surgery, and head injury.