- What other names is Horse Chestnut known by?
- What is Horse Chestnut?
- How does Horse Chestnut work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Horse Chestnut.
Likely Effective for...
- Varicose veins and other circulatory problems (chronic venous insufficiency).
- Pain, tiredness, tension, swelling in the legs, itching, and water retention (edema).
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Hemorrhoids, diarrhea, fever, cough, enlarged prostate, eczema, menstrual pain, soft tissue swelling from bone fracture and sprains, arthritis, rheumatism, and other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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