Horse Chestnut (Bark, Flower, Leaf, Seed)

  • SCIENTIFIC NAME: Aesculus hippocastanum
  • INDICATIONS: Oral: malaria, dysentery, tinnitus, pancreatitis, cough, arthritis, rheumatism, chronic venous insufficiency. Topical: lupus, skin ulcers eczema, phlebitis, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, rectal problems.
  • SYNONYM: Hippocastanaceae
  • CLASS: Diuretic
  • HALF-LIFE: N/A
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

NSAIDs

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: N/A

The active ingredient is a toxic glycoside, escin.

Our database has 5 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN
RENAL
OTHER


Page last updated 09/19/2018

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric