Varicosity – a scourge of modern society. The disease affects more than 70% of the world's population and 20% of them are men. The reasons for such a large-scale spread of the disease many. The cause is improper diet, obesity, wearing shoes with high heels, etc.
To cure varicose legs is quite real. And in this case we come to the aid of not only modern medicine, but traditional. She offers us many recipes of drugs that help strengthen the walls of blood vessels, normalize blood circulation and eliminate the external symptoms of the disease. But, as shown by many years of practice, the best in this field became a horse chestnut from the Varicosity.
The fruits and flowers of this tree are used to prepare therapeutic baths, tinctures, drinks, etc. and before you learn about how to cook these funds using horse chestnut against varicose veins, we would like to tell you about how it works and what are the curative effect.
Horse chestnut varicose veins: healing properties
Horse chestnut (flowers and cores) has a very rich chemical composition, due to which its use helps to strengthen the walls of small blood vessels, improve blood quality and its viscosity. In view of such properties of the infusions and decoctions of this tree are a great preventive treatment against varicose veins.
In the composition of the horse chestnut has a variety of flavonoids, tannins, vitamin e and saponin. These substances play an important role in the normalization of blood circulation, the destruction of atherosclerotic plaques and increased tone of the small and medium-sized vessels. Such properties allow the use of chestnut varicose veins in all stages of the development of the disease.
In addition, horse chestnut contains other useful substances, which have a strengthening effect on the whole body. These include rutin, coumarin, astragalin, lutein and sterol.
Especially popular in treating varicose veins horse chestnut was the result of the presence of esculin and escin. The first promotes the acceleration of blood flow through the vessels, accelerated synthesis of antithrombin, prevents blood clots and has anti-edema effect. The second substance (escin) improves tone of blood vessels and thins the blood which also prevents the formation of cholesteric and atherosclerotic plaques on the inner walls of blood vessels.
All of these actions of horse chestnut on the blood system and enable a successful fight against venous dilatation. According to some sources, the first results after its use are already noticeable in 2-3 weeks.
So, what do we get, when we perform the treatment of varicose veins equus castaneis? Here's what:
- in the legs appears to ease;
- cease to disturb the swelling of the lower extremities;
- veins become strong, become the normal scope and become less noticeable;
- improves overall health (normalizes sleep, work gastrointestinal tract, increases resistance to stress, etc.).
How to collect chestnut for treatment of varicose veins on the legs?
Before proceeding to the treatment of varicose veins, you need to correctly prepare raw materials for preparation of home medicines. How will be properly prepared horse chestnut, depends much of the success of treatment.
The leaves and flowers of horse chestnut, to harvest in the spring. They should be rinsed under running water and dry. But the kernel of the chestnut should be collected only when they take a big round shape and are just starting to ripen. Ripe kernel of a chestnut use for the treatment of varicose veins is not necessary, as they will be of little use. The longer maturing chestnut, the lower the useful medicinal substances.
It should be noted that for the preparation of medicinal drugs used not only the leaves, flowers, and the kernel of the chestnut, but its seeds and bark. To prepare tinctures often use the kernel of the chestnut. Some recipes require pre-purification of the skin. To remove it is quite simple and it can be done either by hand (if the peel is opened), or with a knife.
As for drying raw materials, drying it need the room, not in the sun. And this should be done for one month, stirring constantly raw. To provide a good air flow. If this is not done, your work can become covered with mold and then use it to treat varicose veins.
Contraindications to the use of horse chestnut
Before considering recipes horse chestnut varicose veins, it is necessary to note contraindications to its use. But it cannot be applied neither in nor externally with the following diseases and conditions:
- pregnancy and lactation;
- violation of blood coagulability;
- acute inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract;
- kidney failure;
- low blood pressure (hypotension).
With all these diseases and conditions the use of tinctures, ointments and other remedies on the basis of horse chestnut can greatly harm your health.
Horse chestnut varicose veins: recipes
Treatment of varicose veins chestnut involves the use of various tinctures, ointments and baths. I would like to start with tinctures horse chestnut, as it is the most popular and effective in fighting the disease.
To prepare the tincture of horse chestnut, you need to take about 50 g of kernels, not peeled, place them in a glass jar and pour a glass of rubbing alcohol. Bank be sure you tightly close lid, wrap in a dense impermeable fabric and put it on two weeks in a dark place.
After the infusion of a good rises, it needs to drain and refrigerate. To make such a tool is required for 3 weeks 10-15 drops 2-3 times a day. Then make a week break and the course of treatment with tincture can repeat again.
Therapeutic tincture may also be prepared from the flowers of horse chestnut. To do this you need to fill the bottle of dark glass a handful of flowers (2-3 tablespoons) and pour 0.5 liters of rubbing alcohol. Only push this tincture should not 2 weeks and a month. It is necessary to take 50 drops 3 times a day.
When varicose veins are very useful juice squeezed from the flowers of horse chestnut. It is the inside half of the tsp immediately after a meal or lubricate them affected areas veins.
At home you can also prepare a healing salve from horse chestnut. To do this in a blender grind 5 kernels and 5 tablespoons of flowers of chestnut. Then, the resulting mixture need to shift in a bowl, pour 0.5 liters of any vegetable oil and put over boiling water. Simmer means should be at least 2 hours.
Thereafter, the mixture, strain, cool at room temperature, pour into a clean container and refrigerate. To use the ointment two ways: just oiling a few times a day the affected vein or making a compress on the night. To do this, apply the ointment in a thick layer on your feet, wrap them in several layers of polyethylene and a warm scarf.
The ointment can also be prepared from the flowers of chestnut. To do this, take raw material, mix it with vegetable oil (1:1) and left to stand for about 4-6 hours. Then the mixture should be placed over boiling water, boil several hours, strain and cool. To use such an ointment can be the same as the previous case.
It should be noted that these ointments can be used for cooking and medicinal baths. To do this, take 40 grams of ready remedies and it is cultivated in 2 liters of warm water. The resulting solution should be lowered feet for 10-15 minutes and then wrap them with a towel and lie down to rest for a couple of hours. After a bath almost instantly goes swelling, pain and heaviness in the legs.
If your home has a green peel horse chestnut, then you can use it to treat varicose veins. To do this, take a handful of peels, fill it with a liter of water, cook for about 10 minutes, let stand overnight, then strain and take 1 tbsp before bed for several weeks.
Homemade drugs with equus castaneis varicose veins effective only if they are used regularly. In this case they necessarily need to be combined with medication, prescribed by a doctor.