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Horsetail - Equisetum arvense

Horsetail - Equisetum arvense


System: Urinary 



Looking for a natural way to improve your hair, skin, and nails? Look no further than dried horsetail, also known as Equisetum arvense. Perfect for brewing a soothing tea, horsetail is known for its high silica content, which can promote healthy hair growth, strengthen nails, and improve skin elasticity. In addition to its beauty benefits, this dried herb can also be brewed into a tea to support bone health, thanks to its calcium and silica content. Add a dash of this versatile herb to your bath for a soothing soak, or mix it into homemade skincare products for a natural boost. With so many benefits and uses, dried horsetail is a must-have for anyone looking to incorporate natural remedies into their beauty and wellness routines.


Analgesic: Pain relief.

Anti-inflammatory: Controls inflammation, a reaction to injury or infection.

Antimicrobial: Kills microorganisms such as bacteria or mold, or stops them from growing and causing disease.

Antioxidant: A substance that protects cells from the damage caused by free radicals.

Antispasmodic: Calms nervous and muscular spasms or convulsions.

Astringent: Causes contraction of body tissues, checks blood flow, or restricts the secretion of fluids.

Diuretic: Help to excrete water and help with sodium and water retention.

Hepatic: Tone and strengthen the liver.

Styptic: Capable of causing bleeding to stop when it is applied to a wound.

Vulnerary: Assists to heal wounds.


Common Use: Decoction, Tincture.


Safety: High doses and long-term use can deplete the body of thiamine (Vitamin B).


Storage: Store in a cool, dry, dark place in an airtight container.





Disclaimer: this information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the FDA or CFIA. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This product has been packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and other potential allergens.

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