the Russian name : a horse-chestnut; the Ukrainian: гіркокаштан zvichajny, a chestnut; the Polish: kasztanowiec zwyczajny, k. pospolity.
Family : Hippocastanaceae - konskokashtanovye.
Widely known, planted in parks, gardens, avenues, in parkways a tree. Blossoms in the end of May - in June. Seeds large, are concluded in a box covered with thorns.
Collect flowers, a bark of branches and a crust from chestnut seeds (a peel of seeds, but not a prickly box in which seeds are stored). Besides, use the juice which has been squeezed out of fresh colours of a chestnut.
From fresh chestnut colours on 25 - 30 drops on 1 table spoon of water accept Juice 2 times a day at expansion of veins standing and at swelling gemorroidalnyh cones.
After the long use of juice from colours of a chestnut gemorroidalnye pains disappear and if illness not started, cones disappear.
Assert that though and is weaker, but also juice from the colours, diluted with spirit (1 part of juice on 2 parts of spirit) operates; accept on a wine-glass (30,0 - 40,0 3 times a day.
Water broth of a bark of branches of a chestnut tree, 50,0 g on 1 l of water, use for sedentary baths at gemorroidalnyh bleedings directly after an excrement, when cones still outside (at "эрЁѕцэюь ухьюЁЁюх"). A bath (cool) within 15 minutes. For the same baths use broth of a bark of branches of a chestnut and a grass water pepper .
At matochnyh the bleedings which have arisen during the period klimakterija or from other reasons, not connected with malignant new growths, broth from a crust of mature seeds of a chestnut use for washings (15,0 g on 250 - 300 g waters boil crusts of 10 minutes on weak fire). Washings do 2 times a day.
Spirit (40,0 g 1 l of spirit) use infusion of dried colours of a chestnut for natiranija at rheumatic and artriticheskih pains.
Storage . The dried up parts of a plant store in the boxes which have been laid out by a paper.