The horse chestnut by Ljiljana Rylands

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Published by Burke in London .

Written in English

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  • Horse-chestnut -- Juvenile literature -- Pictorial works.

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Fold. leaf has 7 folds.

Book details

Statement(drawn by) Ljiljana Rylands.
LC ClassificationsQK495.H65
The Physical Object
Pagination(2)p.,fold leaf :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14966706M
ISBN 100222004037

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"The horse chestnut was brought into Western civilization from Turkey in Elizabethan times," writes Hugh Johnson in his book, Encyclopedia of Trees. He said horse chestnuts turned out to be the. The game of conkers predates the horse chestnut, having previously used hazel and cob nuts, and even snail shells.

The horse chestnut name is reputedly named in honour of a similar sounding Taoist Priest, but if a branch is cut close to a joint, the image of a horse’s hock, foot, shoes and nails can be seen.

An illustration of the Hundred Horse Chestnut by Jean-Pierre Houël dating between and The tree was measured in (and again in ) at an incredible 58 meters ( feet) in diameter. This measurement was The horse chestnut book included in the Guinness Book. Etymology. The common name "horse-chestnut" (often unhyphenated) is reported as having originated from the erroneous belief that the tree was a kind of chestnut (though in fact only distantly related), together with the alleged observation that the fruit or seeds could help panting or coughing horses.

Distribution and habitat. Aesculus hippocastanum is native to a small Family: Sapindaceae. Horse chestnut may pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby.

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Commission E recommends a The horse chestnut book daily dose of mg aescin, which corresponds to mg of Horse-chestnut extract'. In Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl, she describes a horse chestnut tree that resided in the center of Amsterdam, writing, “Nearly every morning I go to the attic to blow the stuffy air out of my lungs, from my favorite spot on the floor I look up at the blue sky and the bare chestnut tree, on whose branches little raindrops shine, appearing like silver, and at the seagulls and.

Nature's Way Standardized Horse Chestnut, TRU-ID Certified, Non-GMO Project, Vegetarian, mg per serving, 90 Count out of 5 stars $ $ 6. 99 ($/Count). Horse Chestnut, who died suddenly last week, was the greatest South African bred racehorse I have ever seen. The magnificent chestnut had no rivals on the race track and one can only wonder what he may have achieved had his career not been curtailed after just ten racetrack appearances, writes Sarah Whitelaw.

Horse Chestnut, who was the first runner and winner. The chestnut, also known as a night eye, is a callosity on the body of a horse or other equine, found on the inner side of the leg above the knee on the foreleg and, if present, below the hock on the hind leg. It is believed to be a vestigial toe, and along with the ergot form the three toes of some other extinct Equidae.

Darren Naish dissents from this belief, noting that the chestnut is. The Anne Frank tree (Dutch: Anne Frankboom or, incorrectly, Anne Frank boom) was a horse-chestnut tree (Aesculus hippocastanum) in the city center of Amsterdam that was featured in Anne Frank 's The Diary of a Young Girl.

Anne Frank described the tree from The Annexe, the building where she and her family were hiding. A: Horse chestnut has been used topically to improve the appearance of varicose veins and to relieve the swelling of hemorrhoids and 4/5.

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In gardens, though, as well as along streets and in parks, the horse chestnut is widely grown as an ornamental tree in both North America and common horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum), with its upright spikes of white flowers dotted pink, is especially popular, as are hybrids with pink or red flowers that come from crosses between A.

Chestnut is a hair coat color of horses consisting of a reddish-to-brown coat with a mane and tail the same or lighter in color than the coat. Chestnut is characterized by the absolute absence of true black hairs.

It is one of the most common horse coat colors, seen in almost every breed of horse. Chestnut is a very common coat color but the wide range of shades can cause Base color: Recessive extension "e". Horse chestnut, any of several trees belonging to the genus Aesculus in the horse chestnut family (Hippocastanaceae), native to the North Temperate Zone.

They have palmately compound leaves and erect flower clusters, often in the shape of an inverted cone. Prickly green husks ripen and split in fall to release one or two shiny mahogany-brown nuts. The tree’s common name is. Strengthen Capillary Health, Improve Blood Circulation with Pure Therapeutic Oils, Horse Chestnut, Helichrysum, Ginger.

60ml out of 5 stars 76 CDN$ CDN$ The horsechestnut can be expected to grow in Hardiness Zones 4–7. View Map. Tree Type This tree is considered both a shade tree and an ornamental tree. It features a spreading canopy capable of blocking sunlight and adds visual interest and beauty to landscaping.

Mature Size The horsechestnut grows to a height of 50–75' and a spread of Causes of Horse Chestnut Toxicity in Horses While this tree may provide shade and be pleasing to the human eye, it has a nasty odor. This is not a tree which normally attracts horses when they are grazing unless the other sources of food are scarce or the horse is bored.

The Aesculus hippocastanum, more commonly referred to as the horse chestnut tree, is grown in temperate areas around the world. These trees can reach nearly feet tall and contain aesculin, a neurotoxic glycoside that can cause gastrointestinal distress, disorientation, spasms, and in higher doses can even result in death.

Professor Fiona Stafford discusses the horse chestnut, a tree imported from Balkans. A showy, ornamental variety, it has little use apart from conkers. Aesculus hippocastanum is a large deciduous tree, commonly known as Horse-chestnut. It is native to a small area in the mountains of the Balkans in southeast Europe, in small areas in northern Greece, Albania, the Republic of Macedonia, Serbia, and Bulgaria.

It is widely cultivated throughout the temperate al: Aesculus hippocastanum. The leaves of the horse chestnut look like long, green fingers that spread out from the central stem. White, pink or yellow flowers appear in May, but it’s not until the autumn that we start to see the chestnuts falling from the trees.

The fruit of the horse chestnut are these shiny brown chestnuts that are commonly known as ‘conkers’. The horse chestnut, (Aesculus hippocastanum) should not be confused with the Ohio buckeye or the sweet chestnut, although the three species are very similar.

The horse chestnut is a popular shade tree in the United States that dates back to the time of the Colonies. It has no useful purpose other than ornamental decoration and as a shade tree.

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They are the stakes around which the seasons turn (the maypole and the Christmas tree for example), and for Christians the stanchion of salvation. This common British children's game is called Conkers. Two players thread the seed of the Horse Chestnut tree (the conker) on a piece of string. They, then, take turns hitting each others conker.

Horse chestnuts and ergots are normal, healthy growths found on most horse's legs. In the scientific community chestnuts and ergots are generally accepted to be the vestigial "toes" of Eohippus, an early ancestor of the modern horse that lived roughly 50 million years ago. "Vestigial" means something that has lost most or all of its original.

Horse Chestnut botanically known as Aesculus hippocastanum is a medium to large deciduous tree. Other common names by which this herbal tree is known are European Horse chestnut, Conker Tree, Common Horse chestnut, Chestnut, marron europeen, escine, escin, aescin Cellu-Var, Marronnier Commun, Variclear, VeinAway, Châtaignier des Chevaux Origin: Greece and the central Balkan Peninsula.

The Horse Chestnut produces showy white flowers in early Summer (12 inches in height) followed by their infamous spiky green fruit in Autumn. There are now cultivors that have red and pink flowers that can also be used. Bonsai cultivation notes. The horse chestnut is native to southeast Europe, with aescin the active ingredient.

20, 24 This extract has anti-inflammatory and vasoconstrictive properties that may exert a positive influence on venous tone and increase the flow velocity of venous blood. 24 It can be administered orally as a or mg dose.

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horse chestnut, common name for some members of the Hippocastanaceae, a family of trees and shrubs of the north temperate zones and of South America.

The horse chestnut tree, Aesculus hippocastanum, a native of the Balkan peninsula, is now cultivated in many countries for shade and ornament. Buckeyes are several similar but often smaller North.

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