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horse chestnut (aesculus hippocastanum) - oral

GENERIC NAME: HORSE CHESTNUT (Aesculus hippocastanum) - ORAL

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USES: Horse chestnut has been used for swelling and pain due to varicose veins and poor circulation in the legs.Some herbal/dietary supplement products have been found to contain possibly harmful impurities/additives. Check with your pharmacist for more details about the brand you use.The FDA has not reviewed this product for safety or effectiveness. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.

HOW TO USE: Take this product by mouth as directed. Follow all directions on the product package. Check the label carefully to make sure you have the correct product. Horse chestnut seed extract is different than whole horse chestnut seeds. Do not take the raw seeds, bark, flowers, or leaves of horse chestnut by mouth because these products are poisonous. Use only standardized horse chestnut seed extract products that have had the toxin removed. If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.This herbal product should only be used short-term. It should not be used for more than 3 months.If your condition persists or worsens, or if you think you may have a serious medical problem, seek immediate medical attention.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014



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