Wednesday 30 June · 2021

Light legs

Which plants to relieve heavy legs?

Red vine

The vine or Vitis vinifera is a shrub cultivated since antiquity. It has many health benefits mainly due to its polyphenols. These organic molecules have been the subject of much research: in particular resveratrol which is found mainly in the skin of fruits and oligo-proanthocyanidins (OPC) in the seeds. The leaves are also rich in polyphenols. They are used to relieve the symptoms of heavy legs and venous insufficiency. Red vine leaves contribute to good blood flow in the legs * and help maintain good leg / vein function *.

Available in 10% polyphenol BIO extract.

Origin Europe.

Horse chestnut

The horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) is a tree native to the Balkans contrary to what its name suggests. Traditionally, horse chestnut fruit has been used to relieve symptoms of venous insufficiency in the legs. It helps maintain good venous circulation in the legs * and promotes circulatory health *. Aescin is the active molecule in horse chestnut. It is known for its anti-inflammatory and vasoconstrictor effects.

Available in 20% aescin extract.

Origin Europe.

* authorized claims pending evaluation by the European Commission

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