Chestnut contains so many valuable substances in flowers that it has become a plant often used for the production of medicines and cosmetics.
Health benefits: Infusion of chestnut inhibits the activity of enzymes that act destructively on the walls of capillaries - thus seals them, improves their elasticity and increases their resistance to expansion and cracking. Chestnut tannins affect the gastrointestinal tract, relaxant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and mildly inflammatory. In the case of digestive disorders or light poisoning, you can use an infusion of chestnut flowers to cure it. The active substance from chestnut seals the walls of blood vessels and improves their elasticity, thereby preventing the blood plasma from exuding from the vessels to the surrounding tissues and resulting swelling. They help in the treatment of frostbite, burns and other skin damage, as well as bruises or tendinitis. Chestnut is used to combating such difficult cosmetic problems as cellulite.
Other use: The Chestnut flowers can be used in the bath as soap and often used for their decorative element in crafts such as candles, paper making, potpourri, and dye.
How to make Chestnut Tea?
Put 3 tablespoons of Chestnut Flowers into 250 ml of hot water, cover and leave for 10-15 minutes. Put a bit of honey and you’re ready to enjoy your beautiful, delicious, yet healthy treat! We also recommend adding Chestnut Flower to other teas: black, green or red. It will certainly bring out unique flavor compositions.