Blooms Horse Chestnut 1500mg 90 Capsules
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Blooms Horse Chestnut 1500mg 90 Capsules

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Overview

Blooms Horse Chestnut promotes healthy circulation of the feet and legs. It can assist the functioning of small blood vessels improving tone and diminishing the appearance of varicose veins and spider veins. It also relieves other leg symptoms associated with poor circulation including swelling of legs and feet, leg pain, feelings of heaviness, cramping, muscle spasms and itchiness.

Traditionally used in Europe to help relieve arthritis and rheumatism.

Horse Chestnut has long demonstrated impressive clinical results in the relief of symptoms associated with capillary fragility and poor venous tone. Escin, the most active constituent of Aesculus hippocastanum is responsible for such activity; it tones up the walls of the veins and improves the flow of blood back to the heart. It also relieves swelling by stopping excessive leakage through the walls of the capillaries.

Horse Chestnut has the ability to decrease capillary permeability by reducing the number and size of the small pores of the capillary walls. This reduction in capillary fragility and oedema appears to be partly due to its normalising action on the metabolism of connective tissue.

Investigators have also demonstrated that escin has venotonic activity the potential to increase venous tone by increasing the contractile action of the elastic fibres within the blood vessel wall (it is the relaxation of the blood vessel wall which greatly contributes to the development of varicose veins and other venous disorders).

Directions

Adults: Take 2 capsules daily.

Warnings

Although toxicity is rare, overdose of horse chestnut may lead to the symptoms of enlarged pupils, drowsiness and flushing of the skin. Possible theoretical interaction with blood thinning medicines and aspirin. Avoid using together.

Use only as directed. Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Ingredients

Each capsule contains:

Aesculus hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) extract.
equivalent to dry seed. 1.5 g (1500 mg)
Standardised to Escin 50mg

No added gluten, yeast, milk derivatives, salt, lactose, artificial colour, flavour or preservatives.

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Destination Cost Delivery Times*

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$15

2-3 days

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$25

3-4 days

Zone 3 Rest of Asia

$45

3-4 days

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$30

3-4 days

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$47

3-4 days

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$55

3-4 days

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$60

3-5 days

Zone 8 Rest of the World

$65

4-6 days

 

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