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Horse Chestnut Extract

● Product Name: Horse Chestnut Extract

● Botanical Name: Aesculus hippocastanum

● Part used: Seed

● Appearance: Brownish Yellow powder

● Specification: 4:1  10:1 / Regular Powder / Aescin 5-98%

● Storage Period: 24 Months


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Product Description

● Product Name: Horse Chestnut Extract

● Botanical Name: Aesculus hippocastanum

● Part used: Seed

● Appearance: Brownish Yellow powder

● Specification: 4:1  10:1 / Regular Powder / Aescin 5-98%

● Storage Period: 24 Months

● Package: 1kg/bag 25kg/drum

● Test Method: HPLC

● Storage Conditions: Store in cool and dry places. Keep away from strong light and heat.


Description

● Deciduous tree, up to 25 meters, palm-shaped compound leaves opposite, leaflets 5-7, oblong or oblong-ovate, apex acuminate, base wedge, edge serrated, and sparse pilose only when the base is young , 13-17 pairs of lateral veins, with small petioles; total petioles are long. Large panicle; male flowers and bisexual flowers on the same plant; calyx tube-shaped, irregularly 5-lobed; petals 4, white, with long claws; 6 stamens, filaments of unequal length; upper ovary. The capsule is nearly spherical, flat top, brownish-yellow, with small protrusions, and 3-valved when ripe. The seeds are nearly spherical, and the hilum is pale white, accounting for about 1/2 of the seeds. Flowering period is from May to July, fruit period is from August to September.

Chemical Composition

● Horse chestnut seed contains a triterpene saponin mixture called escin (3-6%), flavonoids, condensed tannins, quinines, sterols and fatty acids (including linolenic acid, palmitic acid and steric acid), and coumarins (including aesculetin, fraxin [fraxetin glucoside], and scopolin [scopoletin glucoside]).

Health Benefits

● It helps to prevent and treat hemorrhoids.

● It has the ability to stop bleeding.

●It facilitates blood circulation.

● It relieves menstrual pain.

● It is especially recommended for the treatment of varicose veins tired or with poor circulation.

● It contains astringent properties and it is beneficial to fight diarrhea or prostate.

● It prevents the formation of edema and increases the resistance of blood vessels.

● It is beneficial for the hair and to fight dandruff.

● It has anti-inflammatory properties,is an excellent natural remedy for any problem related to the legs or cardiovascular activities.

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