TITLE

Review: Horse chestnut seed extract is effective for symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency

PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 145 Issue 1, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on a study that reports on the efficacy of horse chestnut seed extract (HCSE) for treatment of chronic venous insufficiency. Researchers evaluated clinical outcomes in patients with chronic venous insufficiency and referred oral preparations containing HCSE as the only active component with placebo or another therapy. A meta-analysis of the reduces leg pain, edema, itching, and other medical disorders. It is found that HCSE is an effective short-term treatment for symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency.
ACCESSION #
21692898

 

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