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Escin

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Escin

(Science: chemical) Aescigenin-(2-methyl-3-acetoxybutyrate)-(2-xylosido 4-glucosidoglucuronoside). Saponin occurring in the seed of the horse chestnut tree. Inhibits oedema formation and decreases vascular fragility.

Synonym: feparil; reparil; aescusan.

chemical name: escin