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Horse Chestnut Extract
Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Seed Extract
Horse chestnut is an ancient plant, native to the northern part of the Balkan Peninsula, but today it is cultivated and spread in all temperate areas in Europe, including Italy. The fruits recall chestnuts, but are not suitable for eating, since they are toxic to humans.
If, from a nutritional point of view, these fruits are a product of little interest, they are useful in phytotherapy and cosmetics.
Let's look at the key qualities that let us choose it for our LOSS CONTROL range:
- Anti-Inflammatory: rich in anti-inflammatory and soothing substances, such as aescin, which helps to calm skin irritations.
- Antioxidant: the high content of flavonoids, substances universally known for their antioxidant and vasoprotective properties, helps to protect and strengthen the hair bulb.