part of plant used: 
botanical name: 
Aesculus hippocastanum

Horsechestnut is cool, dry, pungent, astringent and a bit bitter. It vitalizes blood, helping it flow more freely, restoring veins and removing congestion. It’s actions are anti-inflammatory, anti-haemorrhagic, anti-coagulant, anti-oedema, vasoconstricting. Which works to decrease capillary permeability and to tone, restore and protect blood vessels while clearing fluidy congestion, bruising or congealed blood. Perfect for varicose veins and haemorrhoid cream.