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Venastat

Venastat

Venastat: Venastat is a commercial supplement that contains an extract of the medicinal herb horse chestnut. Venastat claims to be beneficial to the veins and venous system.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Venastat

Adequate amounts of Venastat are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Venastat

Adequate amounts of Venastat are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Venastat

Excessive intake of Venastat may involve the following risks:

  • Low blood sugar
  • Unprocessed horse chestnut seeds can be toxic and cause death
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Headaches
  • Confusion
  • Muscle twitching
  • Incardination
  • Coma
  • Weakness
  • Increased risk of bleeding or hemorrhage
  • Not for use in people with bleeding disorders or on blood thinners unless recommended and monitored by a physician
  • Not for use in people with kidney disease
  • Not for use in people with diabetes unless recommended and monitored by a physician
  • Do not take with other medications, herbs, or supplements that can affect blood pressure
  • Not for use during pregnancy or lactation
  • Do not use in children
  • Possible allergic reaction in some people
  • Possible interactions with other supplements and medications
  • Consult with your physician and all your healthcare providers before using any supplements, herbal remedies, and alternative therapies

Venastat: Other Names

Other names for this supplements (Venastat) include:

  • Aesculus hippocastanum
  • Horse chestnut
  • Aescin
  • Buckeye
  • Spanish chestnut

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