Interesting Facts:It got its name (horse chestnut) because the Ottomans primarily used it (or rather its nuts) to feed their horses.
It used to be thought that this plant could help horses with any ailments in the chest area, but it actually turned out that it only made things worse and harmed them.
Another superstition regarding this plant was that it could help cure arthritis merely if you carried it around with you in your pocket.
Antiedemic (against water contraction in the organism)
For the Drug:
It is Used for:Subsiding fevers
Leaves: arthritis, coughing, rheumatic diseases
Capillaries (decreases damages, strengthens their walls, protects from edema)
Bark: decreasing the amount of excretion from the glands in the digestive system
Bleeding from the stomach and intestines
Flowers: skin blemishes
Faster healing of wounds
Tea:1 teaspoon of fresh/dried leaves + 2-3dcl of water
Extracts and other preparations can be ready-bought in pharmacies. Since this industry takes care to balance out all the ingredients, these preparations should be safe for both exterior and interior use. The extract is especially useful for healing hemorrhoids and can be bought in the form of gels or creams.