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Are there any herbal remedies to help heal a leg ulcer?
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Dr. Gregory Spitz
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: No
No herbal remedy has been shown to heal ulcers.

In brief: No
No herbal remedy has been shown to heal ulcers.
Dr. Gregory Spitz
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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care
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In brief: Leg ulcers herbals
Venous stasis disease caused by venous hypertension accounts for up to 70% of leg ulcers.
Venous stasis ulcers only have been shown to be helped by horse chestnut seed extract in some studies. Two issues though: first, you need to know what kind of ulcers you have before taking this herbal; second, the quality of any otc extract can not be guaranteed, making recommendations difficult.

In brief: Leg ulcers herbals
Venous stasis disease caused by venous hypertension accounts for up to 70% of leg ulcers.
Venous stasis ulcers only have been shown to be helped by horse chestnut seed extract in some studies. Two issues though: first, you need to know what kind of ulcers you have before taking this herbal; second, the quality of any otc extract can not be guaranteed, making recommendations difficult.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Dr. Scott Bolhack
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