Aesculus Hippocastanum is the botanical name for the Horse Chestnut tree, or sometimes, simply the Aesculus tree. It is the fruit of the tree (familiar to many as conkers) which is used to make the Aesculus tincture. They contain a valuable constituent called aescin which is good for tired, heavy legs and useful for helping maintain the health of veins.
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Tincture of fresh Aesculus hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) seeds, extracted in alcohol (68%V/V).
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Store in a cool, dry, steam-free environment.
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More Info. on Aesculus Hippocastanum:
Aesculus Hippocastanum is a large tall deciduous tree, growing to heights of over 30 metres. It has strong branches and bears characteristic palm-like leaves – each Aesculus leaf has between 5 to 7 leaflets measuring up to 30cm in length.
Aesculus flowers are similarly characteristic looking with groups of up to 50 white flowers on a single stalk. From these, between 1 and 5 fruit develop – they are green and spiky, with a shell holding the Aesculus seed (2-3cm in diameter) which we call conkers, or horse-chestnuts.
Aesculus trees are native to Europe and are said to originate from a relatively small area in the Balkan mountains. It is now widely found in many parts of the world with a temperate climate.
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