Properties: for medicinal purposes use flowers, seeds, bark, leaves. The bark is rich in escin, tannins. In addition to esculin and fraxin, it contains vitamin C and thiamine.
Infusion of horse chestnut bark: you need 1 teaspoon of crushed bark for 2 cups (400 ml) of chilled boiled water. The composition should be infused for 8 hours, then strain and take 2 tablespoons 4 times a day.
Infusion of bark for external use: it is necessary to take 50 g of bark for 1 liter of boiling water, boil for 15 minutes and insist 8 hours, and then strain. The resulting remedy is done in sedentary cool baths with hemorrhoidal bleeding for 15 minutes after bowel movement.
When treating hemorrhoids, it is recommended to chew fresh chestnut fruits. With hemorrhoidal bleeding cones, baths from a decoction of chestnut branches should be used.