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Horsechestnut Complex

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Summary:

The herbs in MediHerb Horsechestnut Complex contain steroidal saponins, other saponins (a complex mixture known as escin), flavonoids, lipids, sterols, terpene lactones (including ginkgolides) and other phytochemicals. All the herbs within this tablet have standardised levels of key phytochemicals to ensure optimal strength and quality.

The herbs in this formulation help maintain the health of capillaries, thereby protecting against damage due to poor circulation, and may assist in blood circulation.

Regular supplementation with Horsechestnut Complex may be used for:

  • Supportive therapy for the relief of the symptoms of venous insufficiency, such as pain, heaviness, cramps, itching and swelling in the legs
  • Relief of symptoms of the discomfort of haemorrhoids and varicose veins
  • Cold hands and feet, assists in the maintenance of peripheral circulation

Dosage:

Adults and children over 12 years: 1 tablet 2-3 times daily with food. Enteric coated.

Precautions:

Caution in patients taking aspirin, warfarin, cilostazol, antipsychotics such as haloperidol, HIV non-nucleoside transcriptase inhibitors or anticonvulsants.

Reduce dose of haloperidol if necessary in conjunction with prescribing physican. Increasing the intake of vitamin B6 may be advisable for patients taking anticonvulsants. May cause gastric upset in some patients. Contains sugars. Discontinue 7 days prior to general anaesthesia.

Active Ingredients:

  • Aesculus hippocastanum (horsechestnut) extract equivalent to dry seed 1.2 g
    • Standardised to contain escin 38 mg
  • Ginkgo biloba (ginkgo) extract equivalent to dry leaf 1.5 g
    • Standardised to contain ginkgo flavonglycosides 7.3 mg
  • Ruscus aculeatus (butcher’s broom) extract equivalent to dry root & rhizome 800 mg
    • Standardised to contain ruscogenin 20 mg

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