The horse chestnut is a tree that is a native to the balkan areas and in Western Asia. Its boiled seeds are used externally to treat circulatory problems.
*Tea from the fruit/nut when applied topically only, may help strengthen varocose veins, treat hermorrhoids, relief leg cramps and rheumatic arthritis pain.
To make tea: A decoction made of 1 or 2 tsp of the dried fruit/nut in 1 cup of boiled water left to simmer for 15 minutes and used tropically to reduce inflammation and pain.
Warming: The seeds, leaves and flowers of the horse chestnut should never be eaten; they contain esculin, which is poisonous and can increase the risk of bleeding. These statements and uses are not evaluated by the FDA & the product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Always consult with a healthcare professional before using for treatment.