Horsetail

Scientific Name

Equisetum arvense


Overview

Horsetail is an abundant source of minerals and has healing properties.  It stops bleeding and tones the bladder.  It promotes the healing of broken bones and connective tissues.  It is most commonly used for treatment of urinary tract and prostate disorders, arthritis, and bone diseases.  It may be useful for healing wounds and for stopping bleeding.


Function


Forms Available


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Deficiency


Sources in the Diet


Challenges Presented


Watson Products


Sources

  1. [0] – The New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements, and Herbs