Botanical extract used to improve circulation and reduce facial redness. Also believed to have anti-cellulite effects.

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... Chemicals in butcher''s broom attach to and strengthen certain parts of blood vessels, notably collagen. As a result, butcher''s broom tightens blood vessels, which helps to keep blood circulating throughout the body. It also acts to improve the flexibility of blood vessel walls. Therefore, less blood leaks out of weak, stretched vessels such as those that cause hemorrhoids. Butcher''s broom may also lessen cramps, itching, swelling, and other symptoms associated with chronic venous insufficiency, a condition that occurs when valves in the veins that carry blood back to the heart are weak or damaged. The blood that may collect in the veins of the legs can lead to varicose veins, spider veins, or sores on the legs. More serious results may include blood clots in the legs. Although other drugs are used in the United States, a preparation derived from butcher''s broom is used in European hospitals to prevent blood clots after surgery. ...
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