Aesculus hippocastanum ⚪ Hästkastanj ⚪ common horse chestnut, Aesculus hippocastanum (Sapindales: Hippocastanaceae) - 1379047

Aesculus hippocastanum ⚪ Hästkastanj ⚪ common horse chestnut, Aesculus hippocastanum (Sapindales: Hippocastanaceae) - 1379047

Memories of the Chestnut Tree in our backyard. The nut was fantastic but the getting to it ... ouch.

Memories of the Chestnut Tree in our backyard. The nut was fantastic but the getting to it ... ouch.

Illustration for the Horse Chestnut Fairy from Flower Fairies of the Autumn. A boy fairy lies along the branch of a horse chestnut tree.  										   																										Author / Illustrator  								Cicely Mary Barker

Illustration for the Horse Chestnut Fairy from Flower Fairies of the Autumn. A boy fairy lies along the branch of a horse chestnut tree. Author / Illustrator Cicely Mary Barker

Common horse chestnut, Aesculus hippocastanum, by Otto Wilhelm Thomé, from Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 1885

Common horse chestnut, Aesculus hippocastanum, by Otto Wilhelm Thomé, from Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 1885

Horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) is a traditional remedy for leg vein health as it tones and protects blood vessels. The tree is also commonly known as horse-chestnut or conker tree.

Horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) is a traditional remedy for leg vein health as it tones and protects blood vessels. The tree is also commonly known as horse-chestnut or conker tree.

Horse Chestnuts have many health benefits.  Poor circulation and other vascular problems. ****I just read horse chestnuts are poisonous to humans, so please research before eating them****

Horse Chestnuts have many health benefits. Poor circulation and other vascular problems. ****I just read horse chestnuts are poisonous to humans, so please research before eating them****

Coloured engraving of Aesculus hippocastanum ( Horse Chestnut) from “Abbildung Der Hundert Deutschen Wilden Holz-Arten Nach Dem Numern-Verzeichnis Im Forst-Handbuch von F. A. L. Burgsdorf.” Stuttgart 1790-1795.  http://www.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/allg/benutzung/bereiche/handschriften/megenberg2009/exponate/sektion3/III_34.html  Wikimedia

Coloured engraving of Aesculus hippocastanum ( Horse Chestnut) from “Abbildung Der Hundert Deutschen Wilden Holz-Arten Nach Dem Numern-Verzeichnis Im Forst-Handbuch von F. A. L. Burgsdorf.” Stuttgart 1790-1795. http://www.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/allg/benutzung/bereiche/handschriften/megenberg2009/exponate/sektion3/III_34.html Wikimedia

chestnut trees | Horse Chestnut is a beautiful, well-known tree, widely encountered in ...

chestnut trees | Horse Chestnut is a beautiful, well-known tree, widely encountered in ...

Horse Chestnuts, one of the abundant things available during the season of catarrh...

Horse Chestnuts, one of the abundant things available during the season of catarrh...

Horse Chestnut Flower Fairy Vintage Print, c.1927 Cicely Mary Barker Book Plate Illustration

Horse Chestnut Flower Fairy Vintage Print, c.1927 Cicely Mary Barker Book Plate Illustration

This beautiful Horse Chestnut Flower Fairy Vintage Print by Cicely Mary Barker was printed and is an original book plate from and early Flower Fairy Book

Mooie kleuren van de paardekastanje!

Natural dyeing: horse chestnut husks

Horse Chestnut Watercolour on paper 31 x 41 cm (12″ x 16″) Currently unframed…

Horse Chestnut Watercolour on paper 31 x 41 cm (12″ x 16″) Currently unframed…

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