Horse chestnut (Lat. Aesculus hippocastanum)
With horse chestnuts, creative decoration can not only be created in autumn. The horse chestnut is a well-known medicinal plant with versatile effects. Originally it was used as pet food. This is where her name comes from, because chestnuts used to be fed to horses. Only at the beginning of the 20th century has their healing powers been discovered for humans.
Externally, it is suitable for use in rheumatic complaints, heavy and tired legs, varicose veins, calf cramps and swollen feet.
Their leaves and fruits should have a positive effect on the vessel walls and strengthen them. At the same time it should stimulate blood circulation and cause a swelling of fluid in the tissue. In addition, this effect stimulates the circulation.
support the function of the veins
help against varicose veins
stimulates the circulation