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Do some people take horse chestnut seed extract for vericose/spider veins?

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Dr. Lornell Hansen
Phlebology
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In brief: Yes

There are some studies that support the use of horse chestnut for varicose veins.

In brief: Yes

There are some studies that support the use of horse chestnut for varicose veins.
Dr. Lornell Hansen
Dr. Lornell Hansen
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine

In brief: Some benefit

The nih & natural medicines comprehensive database states horse chestnut seed extract is "…likely effective for [v]aricose veins & other circulatory problems (chronic venous insufficiency).
[it] …can reduce some symptoms of poor blood circulation, such as varicose veins, pain, tiredness, swelling in the legs, itching, & water retention". http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/1055.htm.

In brief: Some benefit

The nih & natural medicines comprehensive database states horse chestnut seed extract is "…likely effective for [v]aricose veins & other circulatory problems (chronic venous insufficiency).
[it] …can reduce some symptoms of poor blood circulation, such as varicose veins, pain, tiredness, swelling in the legs, itching, & water retention". http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/1055.htm.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Hashim Alani
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Chestnut seeds?

Never heard of this before.

In brief: Chestnut seeds?

Never heard of this before.
Dr. Hashim Alani
Dr. Hashim Alani
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