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Can oils or other home remedies treat varicose veins?

There are many lotions, potions and other home remedies that are supposed to alleviate varicose veins. None of these alleged treatments help. On the other hand, horse chestnut seed extract may help with the symptoms of varicose veins. This should be given under the guidance of a physician to monitor for liver disorders.