Horse Chestnut Seed Extract 300mg Full Spectrum 60 tabs, Planetary Herbals
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|Horse Chestnut Full Spectrum and Standardized|
Supports the Integrity of the Veins and Capillaries
Almost unknown in America until recently, horse chestnut extract is a staple
of European herbalism. Horse chestnut is rich in saponins and flavones, which
modern research has shown help support the integrity of the vascular system
and connective tissue. Planetary Formulas Full Spectrum Horse Chestnut delivers
a minimum of 20% aescin, the primary class of constituents considered to be
responsible for horse chestnut's activity.
Supplement Facts for 300 mg
Centuries of Use of Horse Chestnut
Horse chestnut's botanical properties were first described by Italian medical
botanist Mathiole in 1565, and the plant was widely used throughout Europe by
the 18th century. In 1896, a French researcher, Artault de Vevey, reported on
horse chestnut's benefits for the health of blood vessels.
Benefits of Horse Chestnut
Today a growing body of research is confirming horse chestnut's benefits for
circulatory health - turning horse chestnut into one of the top ten best-selling
herbs in Europe. Horse chestnut's benefits are associated with a variety of
constituents, but especially with a group of saponins collectively known as
aescin.Horse chestnut is also a valuable source of bioflavonoids, including
the subclass of flavonoids known as proanthocyanidins, renowned for their antioxidant
activity. When taken internally, research has shown horse chestnut's constituents
to strengthen the capillaries (the minute blood vessels that connect arteries
and veins), support normal blood flow, and support the normal exchange of fluids
through cell membranes.
Planetary Formulas offers three scientifically advanced horse chestnut products:
HORSE CHESTNUT VEIN STRENGTH, FULL SPECTRUM HORSE CHESTNUT and HORSE CHESTNUT
CREAM. These products were developed in light of the latest advances in modern
pharmacological research and the clinical experience of one of the world's foremost
herbal authorities,Michael Tierra, L.Ac. An acupuncturist, herbalist and author,Michael
integrates classic Western, Ayurvedic and Chinese herbal formulations with the
knowledge gained from modern research and more than 30 years of clinical experience.
Serving Size: 1 tablet
Horse Chestnut Seed Extract (20% aescin) 300 mg
Other Ingredients: dibasic calcium phosphate, sorbitol, stearic acid, colloidal
silicon dioxide, modified cellulose gum and magnesium stearate.
Warning: If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your health care professional
before using Horse Chestnut product.
Suggested Use: One Horse Chestnut tablet twice daily, between meals,
or as recommended by your health care professional.
Disclaimer: This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. This product does not contain prescription ingredients.
Planetary Herbals, Horse Chestnut Seed Extract 300mg Full Spectrum, 60 Tablets