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In this article ‘Get Rid Of Fluid Retention With Horse Chestnut ‘, you will discover:

  • What is horse chestnut?
  • Why is horse chestnut good for fluid retention?
  • How much horse chestnut should you take to help beat fluid retention?
What Is Horse Chestnut?

Horse chestnut is a common deciduous tree.

It is extracts from the horse chestnut seed which have beneficial health properties which can help to reduce fluid retention.

The main active ingredients in horse chestnut extracts are triterpene saponins; these collectively are known as escin (aescin).

Apart from helping with the symptoms of fluid retention, horse chestnut extracts can also help with the following health conditions:

  • Varicous Veins
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Nosebleeds
  • Sprains And Strains
Why Is Horse Chestnut Good For Fluid Retention?

Horse chestnut extracts are good for fluid retention because of the escin content.

Escin reduces fluid retention by increasing the permeability of the capillaries and allowing the re-absorption of excess fluid back into the circulatory system.

How Much Horse Chestnut Should You Take To Help Beat Fluid Retention?

To help beat fluid retention, try taking between 250 mg and 500 mg of horse chestnut extracts per day.

Warning: as with all supplements please consult your doctor before taking horse chestnut extracts supplements.

Some people occasionally suffer from side-effects of indigestion, nausea and itching whilst taking horse chestnut extracts.

So, to sum up...

Horse chestnut is a common deciduous tree.

It is the extracts from the horse chestnut seed which is used to help reduce fluid retention.

This is due to a unique substance within horse chestnut extracts called escin (aescin).

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