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varicous veins, mental concentration, pain in the back of the head, defaecation

Aesculus hippocastanum

Author: Anja Heij



The substances aescine (from the seeds) and aesculine (from the bark) of the Aesculus treat disturbances in the blood circulation.

The horse chestnut is a good remedy for persons who tend to haemorrhoids (piles) and varicous veins with a purple color.
The veins are full and swollen. There is a feeling of burning, fulness and itching in the rectum. At the same time the stool is hard and dry, what results in burning pain in the anus for hours after defaecation.
In general the venous bloodcirculation is far too low and other body processes are slowed down too.

The person has the feeling that the veins are overfilled. This sensation of fullness can also be felt in the heart, lungs, stomach, brains, pelvis or skin.
The palpitations can be heard and they can be felt in the extremeties.
Characteristic is the dull pain in the sacrum and the hips when walking! Especially during pregnancy or in case of uterus prolaps. This remedy image knows much backpain with a feeling of heaviness, weakness or lameness and fatigue in the back.
Other signs of stagnation of the blood are a dull and constant pain in the back of the head, and enlarged veins in the eye with a sharp, shooting pain.

To feel better these people need to speed up their blood circulation. Therefore it is understandable that they feel better by calm movements, cool air and being outdoors.
For the same reason they feel worse after sleep, lying down and by standing.

The person is often sad, desperate, gloomy and irritable. Mental concentration is difficult; there is dullness and confusion in the head, and they are often dizzy.

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