Venaforce Horse Chestnut Tablets

30-tablets

Suitable for Vegetarians

This product is available for UK delivery only

£12.50

A.Vogel's Venaforce Horse Chestnut GR (gastro-resistant) tablets contain horse chestnut extract from freshly harvested horse chestnut seeds use for the treatment of varicose veins.  Horse chestnut is probably the most popular herb used in the treatment of varicose veins. It is the seeds of the horse chestnut tree which are used medicinally - and these are the same seeds gathered each autumn for the game of conkers.

The botanical name of the horse chestnut tree is Aesculus hippocastanum and because of this, horse chestnut seed preparations are sometimes also known simply as Aesculus.

Venaforce® Horse Chestnut tablets is a herbal remedy for treating the symptoms of varicose veins. A. Vogel horse chestnut seeds are picked in regions where no artificial pesticides, insecticides or fungicides are used.

Horse chesnut reduces capillary fragility by reducing the number and size of the small pores in the capillary walls. This property helps with concerns such as haemorrhoids, varicose veins, tired and heavy legs and leg cramps.

Benefits:

  • Herbal remedy for varicose veins
  • Haemorrhoid treatment
  • Improves leg circulation and benefits leg cramps, muscle cramps and heavy legs
  • Extract made from freshly harvested horse chestnut seeds

Dosage: As a food supplement, take one tablet of Venaforce daily, or as directed by your healthcare professional. 

  • Not recommended for Children under 18+ years old
  • This product also contains soya polysaccharide. Do not use if you are allergic to peanut or soya
  • Do not use this herbal treatment if you are allergic to Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastannum) seed
  • Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • If your symptoms worsen, or you do not feel any benefit from the treatment within 2 weeks, talk to your doctor
  • Varicose leg ulcers can arise on your lower legs as a result of varicose veins. If you suffer from leg ulcers or notice them developing, you must see your doctor before starting or continuing to use this product

Like all medicines, this product can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.  The following minor side effects can occur when using this product. These are uncommon and likely to affect between 1 in every 1,000 and 1 in every 100 people.

  • Digestive symptoms such as: feeling sick, stomach discomfort, wind, diarrhoea
  • Skin reactions such as: itching, rash, red, itchy spots (urticaria)

Discontinue use if you find these are troubling you. Talk to a doctor, pharmacist or other healthcare advisor if you are concerned.

Venaforce® contains an extract obtained from Horse Chestnut seeds in the form of a gastro-resistant herbal tablet.  One tablet contains 157.5-225.0mg of extract (as dry extract) from fresh Horse Chestnut seeds (Aesculus hippocastanum L. semen) corresponding to 50mg triterpene glycosides, calculated as anhydrous ß-aescin.

Can I take Venaforce® with other medication?
Yes, you can use this herbal remedy with any other medicine.

How long will it be before I see signs of improvement?
If the herbal treatment is helping, you should feel an improvement within two weeks.

Can I use it for thread veins?
Thread veins are a form of varicose vein. Venaforce® can be used to help relieve swelling, making their appearance less prominent.

Will it reduce the prominence of the veins?
Depending on the severity of your symptoms, the cosmetic appearance of varicose veins (swelling) may improve with treatment.

Why are they called GR tablets?
GR stands for Gastro-resistant. This means that the tablet is specially coated and won't break down in the stomach (where it could potentially be irritating due to its constituents) but in the small intestine where it won't have an irritating effect.

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Product Code: VOG0476

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