INCI: Aeculus Hippocastanum Seed Extract
Extraction: The horse chestnut is a tree that belongs to the Sapindáceas family an d is native to Asia. It is very rich in molecules such as saponins and flavonoids and also contains tannins, starch and proteins. Its varied composition allows for a wide array of benefits. It is ideal for the most sensitive skins.
Benefits: It is used to treat vascular problems. As a tonic, Indian horse-chestnut helps to unblock blood vessels and its the Aescin found in the horse-chestnut has anti-inflammatory properties. These properties make it a perfect ingredient to strengthen capillary circulation. It is also credited with healing, antioxidant and hemostatic properties (it is capable of restricting hemorrhages).