from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several trees of the genus Aesculus, especially the European species A. hippocastanum, having opposite, palmately compound leaves, erect clusters of white flowers tinged with red or yellow, and spiny or smooth capsules containing large shiny brown seeds.
- n. The seed of any of these plants.
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- n. Alternative spelling of horse-chestnut.
As natural as self-tanners get, with firming and enhancing features like horse chestnut extract for strengthening capillaries and a patented French botanical complex for tightening and improved elasticity.
That was our joke, and Great-Granny often boasted: "My hair is as black as the burnt shell of a horse chestnut and my face as wrinkly white as the meat inside."
Carmen was so amazed and inspired by the reduced swelling and pain in her varicose veins after only a few weeks of using horse chestnut seed extract that she decided to start taking other supplements, like fish oil, quercetin, nettle, and methylsulfonylmethane MSM.
Carmen, a bus driver who attended one of my presentations in New York, got excited when she learned about the studies that showed horse chestnut seed extract could shrink the swelling of varicose veins as well as compression-hose therapy while also actually decreasing ankle circumference in women with varicose veins chronic venous insufficiency—all this while improving vascular function throughout the entire body.
VeinFactors by Futurebiotics incorporates citrus rinds, gotu kola, and horse chestnut to provide clinically proven support for normal vein function.
An organic, freshly made cream containing celandine and horse chestnut extracts, potentiated by liposomes to minimize redness and tone and strengthen broken capillaries.
A little farther on the air is musky from the crowded minarets of the horse chestnut – white marble splashed with rose – where the bumble bee drones.
The blueberry bioflavanoids and horse chestnut in the couperose formula work to desensitize capillaries.