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The Health Benefits of Horse Chestnut

Many indigenous cultures have used herbs and plants in therapeutic capacities to address health issues. This is a tradition and practice that extends to nearly every continent and includes nearly every culture and gives new meaning to “living off the land.” Fortunately, in spite of the advertising and brainwashing initiatives by the pharmaceutical industry, this habit has also taken root in America and over half the population uses some form of herbal therapy. 1,212 more words

Biological Medicine

Bach Flower Essence - White Chestnut – to calm monkey chatter

A few years ago, I remember seeing the Horse Chestnut trees looking very unhappy. Their leaves were mottled badly with brown as if they had been scorched by some form of radiation. 363 more words


Horse Chestnut and Copper Beech, Two Favorite Trees.

“A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.” -Greek Proverb

Two of my favorite shade trees are real beauties: Horse Chestnut and Copper Beech. 443 more words


[27] Spring is in the Air

Spring is in the Air – a Pictorial Blog about Spring

I started with Autumn and I have done Winter so next we look at the season of… 796 more words

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Shadows in the Park

In the Jardin du Luxembourg the horse chestnut trees are in full leaf now.  The solid blocks of foliage cast dark bands of shade and the low evening sun, reaching between the trees, seems all the brighter in contrast.   44 more words


Native trees of Britain

There are 60 or more trees in Britain that are native, meaning tree species, subspecies or hybrids that have established themselves without the hand of man. 633 more words