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European Chestnut

Astanea Sativa

All parts of the tree are rich in tannin, used medicinally as an astringent, a substance that causes the skin and mucous membranes to contract. Because the leaves also contain demulcents, or agents that south the mucous membranes, they have been made into teas to soothe the irritations of coughs and colds.

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